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Central Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Work Group

Working to build a strong local food system to support healthy communitiesgroup of people standing in front of a large hoop style greenhouse

The Central Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Work Group meets regularly to review and develop ideas, consider proposals and build a network of partners interested in building a strong local food system to help support healthy communities.

PRIORITIES

Our Work Group invites ideas that respond to the following priorities:

Healthy Food Access - Focus on health disparities, seniors, youth, and underrepresented or underserved communities.

Year-round Production - Low cost energy systems and education.

Workforce Development - Fill gap between production and service.

Natural Fiber - Support local, sustainable fiber production.

Local Food Marketing - Food security and access, prescription health care, seasonal eating, and Community Supported Agriculture.

Agroforestry - Increase food production that improves the health of soil, air, water, and other natural systems.

Work Group Members

 

Visit our Project Page to learn more about current and past Central Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems projects.

 

light bulbHave an idea? Seed funding is available for projects that build robust community-University partnerships. Download this Project Idea Brief, share your idea, and submit it.

 

 

 

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