By Edited by Betsy H. Newman | May 19, 2012

Rural Connections May 2012

Rural Connections, the magazine of the Western Rural Development Center, is published to provide research-informed inspiration on timely research and activities by the West’s land-grant institutions and regional/national agencies as it relates to rural development issues in the region. Contributors include researchers, faculty, Extension researchers, specialists and agents, practitioners, and professionals from throughout the West with occasional contributions from outside the region.
IN THIS ISSUE: A Food Hub Challenge; Clarifying the Regional Food Hub Challenge; The Final Frontier: A farmer's perspective; Economic Implications of Farm to School for a Rural Colorado Community; Land Use Planning and Spatial Configuration Benefit Community Agriculture; Developing a Healthy Food Hub in Rural Nevada; Rebuilding Alaska Foodsheds; Growing a Local Food Policy Council; and Pacific Food Hubs in Guam.