Topic Area: Sustainable Communities

The Role of Wholesale Grocers in Rural Food Distribution - Implications for Robust Local Food Systems (March 2014)
K. Draeger, University of Minnesota
PowerPoint      No recording available.

The Introduction and Development of the Community-Flow Measurement Instrument (October 2013)
R. Cantrell & A. (University of Florida)
Recorded Presentation     PowerPoint

Recreational Homes, Gateway Communities, and Rural Development (March 2013)
D. Marcouiller (University of Wisconsin-Madison), M. Skidmore (Michigan State University), R. Winkler (Michigan Technological University)
Recreational Homes & Planning in Gateway Communities: A Literature Review
A Triple Bottom Line
Recreational Homes and Migration to Remote Amenity-Rich Areas
Recreation homes, amenities & destination regions
Demographics of recreation housing
Recorded Presentation    PowerPoint

Food Systems Indicators Profiles (February 2013)
L. Brown (University of Wisconsin-Madison) & A. Haines (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point)
NC Region County Food Systems Profiles Portal
Recorded Presentation      PowerPoint

Asset Building in Rural Communities: Exploring Barriers and Identifying Opportunities (December 2012)
C. Needles Fletcher & J. Warning (Iowa State University), R. Heins & P. Olson (University of Minnesota)
Recording Presentation     PowerPoint

Best Practices in Small Town Business Incubation (November 2012)
Randall Jackson & Peter Schaeffer (West Virginia University)
Recorded Presentation      PowerPoint

Incorporating Interactive Web Techniques with Public Engagement and Community Decision Making (November 2012)
C. Seeger, D. Otto & D. Van Wyngarden (Iowa State University), T. Gallion, M. Simon Leuci and S. H. Massengale (University of Missouri)
Recorded Presentation         PowerPoint

Trends in US Farmland Values and Ownership (October 2012)
J. Ifft and T. Kuethe (USDA/Economic Research Service)
Recorded Presentation           PowerPoint

Studying Food System Approaches in Three Types of Rural Communities (February 2012)
M. Hendrickson, University of Missouri Extension and R. Cantrell, University of Nebraska
Recorded Presentation    PowerPoint

Place-based Income Inequality Clusters in the Rural North Central Region, 1979-2009 (November 2011)
D. Peters, Iowa State University
Recorded Presentation     PowerPoint to view PowerPoint file only

The Crow Men’s Health Project: A collaborative research initiative between the Crow Indian Reservation and Montana State University (October 2011)
P. Lachapelle, Montana State University
Recorded Presentation      PowerPoint
View video - Crow Men’s Health  by MACDEP

Green Policies, Climate Change, and New Jobs:  Separating Fact from Fiction (October 2010)
M. Partridge
PowerPoint       No recording available.

Creating a Digital Meeting Place to Foster Rural Design (March 2011)
T. Kinney
PowerPoint       No recording available.

Higher Education Community Engagement in Rural Areas (February 2011)
R. Stoecker
PowerPoint        No recording available.

Learned Approaches to Successful Community Change (Februrary 2011)
D. Ivan, N. Walzer, M. Peterson, P. Lachapelle, and M. Emery
PowerPoint      Recorded Presentation

Great Lakes Land Grant Institutions Tribal Water Resources Summit: Outcomes and Next Steps (January 2011)
M. Cook, B. Mitchell, P. Robinson, and B. White
PowerPoint      No recording available.

Collaborative Development for Connecting Farms and Community (January 2011)
R. Bloom, C. Francis, M. Gustafson, and S. Moncure
PowerPoint       No recording available.

Ecosystem Services - The Significance of Contributions by Invasive Plant Species (January 2011)
S. Young
PowerPoint      Recorded Presentation