Co-operative Community Supported Agriculture: A Multifarm CSA Handbook

Co-operative Community Supported Agriculture: A Multifarm CSA Handbook

The question for CSA farmers is not how do I get one started, but how do I keep it going? The amount of work and the level of responsibility to your CSA members can be tremendous. A lot of CSAs have dealt with that responsibility

Facilitation and Consensus Decision Making Guides

Facilitation and Consensus Decision Making Guides

Consensus is an inclusive and participatory model of decision making and has historically been used by activists since the 1950s. The Latin root of the word is consentire, 'con' meaning together and 'sentire' meaning to feel. Consensus allows a group

Comparative Regional Economic Impacts of Agriculture

Comparative Regional Economic Impacts of Agriculture

Regional economic impacts are produced by all farming systems. Understanding the difference among farming systems can help policy makers and advocates define and guide policy in response to societal goals. For example, if rural development is a goal, policies and programs