NCBA CLUSA will host live webinar with USDA on advancing regional food systems

This webinar is part of a wider effort to promote the recently published report, Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food System Investments to Transform Communities.This webinar is part of a wider effort to promote the recently published report, Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food System Investments to Transform Communities.This webinar is part of a wider effort to promote the recently published report, Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food System Investments to Transform Communities.As consumers become increasingly interested in where their food comes from and aware of how their dollars can help support local, sustainable food access, policymakers and practitioners see opportunities to promote economic growth for both rural and urban communities by developing regional food systems.

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, from 2 – 3:30 p.m., NCBA CLUSA will co-host a live webinar at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. with the U.S. Department of Agriculture exploring how food retail cooperatives can leverage federal, state and local funds—as well as private capital—to finance their food businesses in efforts to advance regional food system development.

Register now for "Financing Food Co-ops to Advance Regional Food Systems." 

This webinar is part of a wider effort to promote the recently published report, Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food System Investments to Transform Communities, a collaborative effort by the Federal Reserve System and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to highlight food systems investment opportunities across the U.S.

During this webinar, you’ll:

  • Learn about the economic, social and health-related benefits of fostering more locally- and regionally-focused food systems
  • Explore the types of investments available to do this work, including from philanthropies, government agencies, financial institutions and other financial market-based entities
  • Review examples of projects and initiatives that have worked, those that haven’t and what has been learned from those experiences
  • Have an opportunity for extensive Q&A

Register now and be part of this event, virtually or in person

 

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