Local and Regional Food Webinar – October 7th, 2016

“Local & Regional Foods:  Connecting Regional Efforts” The South has seen significant activity around local and regional foods systems in the recent months.  As a result, a team of Extension and research professionals have come together to create a process for connecting these efforts and growing the work across states and disciplines.  Come see what…

Webinar Opportunity! Fish and Tackling Sustainable Production

National Good Food Network Webinar Fish and Tackling Stimulating Sustainable Production Thursday, Sep 15 3:30 – 4:45pm ET (12:30 – 1:45pm PT) Free! Register Now On first blush, seafood seems quite different from our other food. Fishing is the last domain where most of the supply is hunted, rather than cultivated. Furthermore, we consume a much…

Farm in a box: Shipping containers reused for fresh produce – Houston Chronicle

Freight Farms and other indoor agriculture companies are looking to meet the growing demand for high-quality, locally grown and sustainable produce by farming fruits and vegetables in non-traditional spaces such as warehouses, industrial buildings and containers. The company says its Leafy Green Machine helps farmers produce a consistently bountiful crop — roughly the typical yield…

Local Food Economics Webinar…December 14th

In October 2015 the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems convened a special one-day invitational workshop focused on the economic impacts of local and regional food systems.  The core of the workshop was based on a USDA-funded local food economic toolkit project (see link immediately below); http://www.localfoodeconomics.com/ Because there was so much interest…