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Land section of the FarmCity Toolbox is available

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The Land section of the FarmCity Toolbox is now available for use. With the assistance, collaboration, and creativity of Propeller, Public Laboratory, 596 Acres, New Orleans Neighborhood Partnership Network, Land Trust for Louisiana, Recirculating Farms Coalition, NORA, Habitat for Humanity,

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Evaluation Resources: Whole Measure for Community Food Systems & Community Food Projects Indicators of Success

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Whole Measures for Community Food Systems: Values-Based Planning and Evaluation by Jeanette Abi-Nader, Adrian Ayson, Keecha Harris, Hank Herrera, Darcel Eddins, Deb Habib, Jim Hanna, Chris Paterson, Karl Sutton, and Lydia Villanueva. This excellent document provides a lens for community

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Farm Insurance – How-to Guide for Urban Farmers

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Urban gardeners and farmers, and their businesses or organizations, encounter a number of legal matters in the regular growing and sale of products. This is also so when farms are open to education classes, tours and interns. However, getting appropriate

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Guide to Financing the Community Supported Farm | UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture

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http://www.uvm.edu/newfarmer/?Page=business/community-supported-farm-guide.html An informative guide produced by the New Farmer Project, an initiative of the UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture within University of Vermont Extension. Though focused on Vermont farming, it can help Louisiana farmers to use creative ways to acquire

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Louisiana Fruit and Vegetable Growers hold first meeting – LSU AgCenter

News Release Distributed 07/12/12 Produce growers in Louisiana recently met and formed Louisiana Fruit and Vegetable Growers to help members increase their knowledge of producing fruit and vegetable crops. LSU AgCenter gardening speciali cialis soft without a prescription st and

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New resource page on food hubs and values-based supply chains

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The University of California Davis Ag Sustainability Institute (ASI) and the UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP) have several new resources on food hubs and values-based supply chains available. A Practitioner's Guide to Resources and Publications on Food

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