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Exploring your interest in a grant proposal

Casey Hoy's picture

Attached to this post on the OLFSC site is an idea for a proposal to the Specialty Crops Research Initiative, under the Regional Partnership for Innovation section of the program. We are interested in including our Midwest regional partners and their states in this project. Given the short turnaround required for this program, I'll need your response soon.

Regulations for staple food processing and sales

AppStaple's picture

We are looking for contacts, agencies and reguations that oversee the processing, milling, storage and sales of staple seed crops like flour, beans, oil seed, oil, etc. If anyone can point us to the right people so we can start accumlating data and regs (i.e. weights and measures, state dept of ag, etc), please post a reply here.

 

Michelle & Brandon

Utilizing the USDA-SCRI Grant Award to Advance Local Food Systems

Steve Bosserman's picture

Currently, there are over 320 members of the LocalFoodSystems.org network and the number keeps growing!  Along with increasing membership comes an even wider readership by those who visit the site to catch-up on current postings or see what calendar events are going on, but not necessarily to join.  No matter what people do when they come to the site, it is evident that what brought them to it, in part, is a shared interest in what's happening within the local foods movement.

The Social Innovation Fund--Something to Keep on the Radar in Early 2010

Steve Bosserman's picture

The Social Innovation Fund, a new public-private collaboration created by the 2009 Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, is designed to create new knowledge about how to solve social challenges in the areas of economic opportunity, youth development and school support, and healthy futures, and to improve our nation’s problem-solving infrastructure in low-income communities.

Help local staple foods effort win $25,000

AppStaple's picture

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Hi Everyone-<br />
Guess what? We entered a contest for green entrepreneurship that will award us $25,000 if we win first prize.&nbsp; To get to the level where we are judged we need your help.<br />
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Bookmark this URL--<a href="https://www.thegreenawards.com/Default.aspx?v=105">https://www.thegreena... />
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Open it every day and vote between now and March 27 and vote (you&#39;ll see a white screen before it starts loading).</li>