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Rural Connections November 2009

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: Food Insecurity in the Western States; Understanding Farm Worker Food (in)Security in California; Rural Collaboration Works to Build Higher Skill Levels; Food Insecurity and Stress Among Children in the Western U.S.; Farm to School; Marketing Healthy Foods in a Rural Convenience Store; It Takes a Year to Write an In-Season Real Food Cookbook; Food Security in the Pacific Territories; Sunshine Barley; Food Security with a Community Garden; Wasatch Front CSA Collective; and Advocating Native Bee Pollination.