Strengthening Community Engagement in Sustainable Local Food Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2002: $99,483.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $37,207.00
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:
Dr. Joan Thomson
Penn State University

Annual Reports


Not commodity specific


  • Education and Training: technical assistance, display, extension, networking, participatory research, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, social capital, community development
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