Two theme areas that emerged from the 2006 Building Entrepreneurial Communities in the Northeast meeting were Youth and Community Entrpreneurship and Community Supported Entrepreneurship. If you are interested in being involved in one or both of these groups, please contact Jim McConnon ( for Youth Entrepreneurship and Rod Howe ( for Community Supported Entrepreneurship (or contact

These learning groups will provide a mechanism for Extension and Research professionals to:

  • Learn from one another
  • Share research and programs
  • Lay the groundwork for enhanced multi-state collaboration