Economic Development

19Feb 2018

This sounds like a fabulous example of community development meets economic development .. Is local food the ticket to stronger communities? From “What’s Next for Pittsburgh?”, written by Emily Stimmel of Pittsburgh, PA.   Chatham’s CRAFT offers (very cool) food workshops with local food purveyors for public and students

04Feb 2018

We had a wonderful and very productive time at the TOFGA conference this year.  Here are links to PDFs of our presentations. Value-Added Production with Jonathan Hogan of Wicked Good – Here’s the link to Jonathan’s PDF presentation slides about Wicked Good and here’s the link to a PDF of our presentation “Finding your Opportunity.”  […]

21Jan 2018
Sue Beckwith in Iowa snow January 2018

What was I thinking going to Iowa in January?  It was minus 3 degrees!  I attended the Iowa State University Community Food Program annual showcase event for community projects.  The room was packed with folks from across the state sharing their projects from Farm-to-School to commercial kitchens.  The roads were covered in snow and honestly […]