USING A SWOT ANALYSIS TO ANALYZE AND SET PRIORITIES FOR A COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEM

Project Type: PDP State Program
Funds awarded in 2019: $28,686.00
Projected End Date: 03/31/2022
Host Institution Award ID: G242-20-W7905
Grant Recipient: University of Idaho, Extension
Region: Western
State: Idaho
State Coordinators:
Kate Painter
University of Idaho, Extension
Co-Coordinators:
Lauren Golden
University of Idaho
Amanda Snyder
University of Idaho
Description:
A focus group session consisting of community leaders, producers, vendors, educators, and interested citizens used a SWOT analysis approach to assess the local food system in Boundary County, Idaho. This process helped focus a 5.5-hour session on the topics of community strengths (S), weaknesses (W), opportunities (O), and threats (T). A professional moderator was hired to facilitate this process. Electronic clickers were used to gather demographic information and initial opinions at the beginning of the session and then again at the end to evaluate its effectiveness. This process also served as a food system needs assessment for the county.
Type:
Peer-reviewed Journal Article
File:
Author:
Kathleen Painter, University of
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
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This product is associated with the project "2020 Idaho Western SARE Professional Development State Program"
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.