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WEBINAR: THE ROLE OF COOPERATIVES IN LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT

In celebration of National Co-op Month, please join USDA, national cooperative leaders and development specialists for an engaging webinar on how cooperatives have benefited food supply chains and played a critical role in developing local and regional food systems.

Moderator: Andrew Jermolowicz – Associate Deputy Administrator, Coop Programs, USDA Rural Development

Presenters:
·         Elanor Starmer – National Coordinator, USDA “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” Initiative
·         Jim Barham – Agricultural Economist, Coop Programs, USDA Rural Development
·         Margaret Bau – Cooperative Development Specialist, USDA Rural Development
·         Robin Seydel – Membership and Community Development Coordinator, La Montanita Co-op
·         Jan Tusick – Center Director, Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center
·         Karl Sutton – Farmer, Coop Member, Western Montana Growers Cooperative

This webinar is free to the public and does not require registration.

Click here on October 30 at 1 p.m. ESD to log in to the webinar. Alternately, you can call toll-free (800) 738-1032 to listen to the webinar audio on your phone.

When
October 30th, 2014 1:00 PM   through   2:00 PM
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