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Feeding Our Community
October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFREE
SMALL FARMS AND RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Farmers, entrepreneurs and consumers in Northwest Wisconsin are building new approaches to food and to family farming.
We will explore questions such as: Can small farms remain in the landscape in the face of agricultural consolidation? Can small farms that grow and sell consumable foods help build-up rural communities? Can small farms and related small business help create a vibrant economic future, while protecting and promoting clean air, clean water, and quality of life in our rural places?
Presentation by Community Food Systems Analyst Ken Meter of Crossroads Resource Center
Ken Meter is one of the most experienced food system analysts in the U.S., integrating market analysis, business development, systems thinking, and social concerns. Meter holds 47 years of experience in inner-city and rural community capacity building. His local economic analyses have promoted local food networks in 140 regions in 40 states, two provinces, and three tribal nations.
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Hosted by: Polk-Burnett County Farmers Union