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American Planning Association: Policy Guides & Frameworks

The American Planning Association's (APA) policy guides represent the collective thinking of our members on positions of both principle and practice. They represent APA's official position on issues central to building communities of lasting value. Topics include: Climate Change, Energy, Hazard Mitigation, Sustainability, Housing, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:planning, aging & elderly, homeless, development & smart growth, heritage & historic preservation, housing & real estate, infrastructure & communications, land use & zoning, redevelopment & revitalization, community & public health, disaster preparedness & emergency response, health & health care, agriculture & food systems, transportation, Land Use Planning & Housing, Special Populations, Local Government & Services, Recreation & Health, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:aging, aging in place, planning, clean energy, climate change, environmental quality, food systems, energy efficiency, energy, waste management, housing, hazard mitigation, health, historic preservation, homelessness, redevelopment, security, smart growth, development, transportation, water
Telephone:202-872-0611
Link:webpage

Center for Rural Affairs

The Center for Rural Affairs is an advocate for health care, clean energy, sustainable agriculture, and community development in rural areas. Also offers technical assistance, financing programs, and other resources to rural communities.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:organization, technical assistance, resource guide, funding resource
Subtopic:community & capacity development, agriculture & food systems, entrepreneurship & small business, health & health care, Community Building, Issues & Opportunities, Business & Economy, Recreation & Health,
Tags:health, health care, clean energy, agriculture, sustainable agriculture, small business, community development, food systems, small business support, small business financing, financing, rural communities, entrepreneurs
Telephone:402-687-2100
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Economic Research Service (ERS)

The USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS) anticipates trends and emerging issues in agriculture, food, the environment, and rural America and to conduct high-quality, objective economic research to inform and enhance public and private decision making. ERS digitally publishes its research and analysis in economic research reports, articles in our award-winning Amber Waves magazine, and data products throughout the year.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, agriculture & food systems, conservation & environment, Data Collection & Analysis, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:agriculture, data collection, farming, food systems, statistics, sustainable agriculture, economic data
Telephone:202-694-5139
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Agriculture: National Agricultural Statistics by State

The National Agricultural Statistical Service provides information on crops, plants, livestock, environmental concerns associated with agriculture, current research, and agricultural land use statistics.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, agriculture & food systems, conservation & environment, Data Collection & Analysis, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:agriculture, data collection, farming, food systems, statistics, sustainable agriculture, economic data, environmental quality
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Link:webpage

Food Co-op Initiative

Food Co-op Initiative strives to provide exceptional resources for people in the U.S. working to start a retail food co-op that meets the needs of their community. New startups can use Food Co-op Initiative materials at no charge and are able to reach out to Food Co-op Initiative staff for phone consultations and additional technical help.The Food Co-op Iniative also provides "Seed Grants" for emerging community food co-ops.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:technical assistance
Subtopic:agriculture & food systems, retail & grocery, entrepreneurship & small business, Issues & Opportunities, Business & Economy,
Tags:grocery store, community food co-op, retail, food systems
Telephone:844-324-2667
Link:webpage

Gardens from Garbage

Gardens from Garbage seeks to provide assitance in teaching, organizing, networking, and producing in regards to food sustainability. Garbage from Garden's mission is to educate and guide organizations, neighborhoods and communities in developing a sustainable local food source through composting, gardening and year-round greenhouses.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, organizational development & assistance, community & public health, agriculture & food systems, Community Building, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:food systems, educational support, farm, sustainable agriculture
Telephone:406-868-2359
Link:webpage

Idaho Farmers Market Association

The Idaho Farmers Market Association is a statewide, member-based association created to bring together resources and expertise from around the state to help farmers markets in Idaho thrive.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:agriculture & food systems, retail & grocery, entrepreneurship & small business, marketing & assistance, Business & Economy, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:farmers market, food systems, farm, marketing and promotion
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Idaho Farmers Market Association: Farmers Market Manager Toolkit

This toolkit was created by the Idaho Farmers Market Association and University of Idaho Extension in direct response to what Idaho Farmers Market managers explained were the most needed areas of education and information. The toolkit provides information on advertising & outreach, recruiting vendors, rules & regulation compliance, and creating customer incentives.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, assessment tool or guide
Subtopic:agriculture & food systems, retail & grocery, entrepreneurship & small business, marketing & assistance, business assistance, surveys & analytic tools, Data Collection & Analysis, Business & Economy, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:farmers market, food systems, farm, marketing and promotion, educational support, small business support
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Lake County Community Development

Lake County Community Development cultivates economic growth in western Montana by offering unique resources to develop community, business and food and agriculture enterprises. We serve entrepreneurs and local businesses.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:Economic Development
Subtopic:entrepreneurship & small business,
Tags:food systems, agriculture, community development, economic development, entrepreneurship, entrepreneur, small business, small business support, Small Business Assistance
Telephone:(406) 676-5901
Link:webpage

Montana Food Co-Op

Montana Food Co-Op allows Montanans to sell and purchase goods throughout the state online.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, app or online tool
Subtopic:agriculture & food systems, retail & grocery, marketing & assistance, collaboration & community engagement, Community Building, Business & Economy, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:food systems, grocery store, marketing and promotion
Telephone:406-319-2000
Link:webpage