Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2015: $14,999.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2017
Grant Recipient: Penn State Extension Adams County
Penn State Extension Adams County
This short video (12 minutes) produced by Penn State Extension explores the value of farm-friendly local government and encourages farmers to become more involved. In addition to focus group research, the video presents a few vignettes to put a face on the tensions that often arise when local government doesn't understand agriculture. The video concludes by describing 3 levels of loval government involvement: informed citizen, appointed volunteer, and elected official.
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This product is associated with the project "Increasing farmer participation in local government"