Health and Well-Being--Social Sustainability on the Farm Info Brief

Project Type: PDP State Program
Funds awarded in 2014: $44,444.00
Funds awarded in 2015: $44,444.00
Funds awarded in 2016: $46,111.00
Projected End Date: 10/31/2017
Grant Recipient: University of Vermont
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
State Coordinator:
Debra Heleba
University of Vermont Extension
This social sustainability info brief was developed for Extension educators, agriculture service providers and other professionals who support farm families. It includes a definition of "health and well-being" as one of five themes of social sustainability on the farm, rationale of its importance, suggestions to assist farm families, potential indicators to measure health and well-being, and selected resources.
Fact Sheet
Debra Heleba, University of Vermont
Target audience:
This product is associated with the project "Social Sustainability on the Farm: Focus on Resilience"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.