Tools For Assessing Economic Impact: A Primer For Food System Practitioners Webinar
October 4, 2017 - Author: Megan Phillips Goldenberg, Ashley McFarland, Kathryn Colasanti
This webinar is intended for food system practitioners interested in commissioning an economic impact assessment. It offers an introduction to the concept and provides an overview of different tools to assess economic growth. Speakers cover both standard commercial models and alternative, community-based approaches. The webinar includes an example of an economic impact assessment underway for the craft beer industry, highlighting the lessons learned so far.
This webinar was given by:
- Megan Phillips Goldenberg, New Growth Associates
- Ashley McFarland, Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center
- Kathryn Colasanti, Specialist, Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS), Michigan State University