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BOOKS

Title: ACEnet replication manual
Author: Linda Morris
Second Author: Shari Nogrady
Published: Athens, OH : ACEnet , 1999?

Summary: This manual is a blueprint for adapting the Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet) cooperative economic development strategies to fight poverty and support local economic empowerment, including how to set up a "community kitchen incubator" to serve as a communication focal point and a shared production facility for microenterprises.

Call Number: 80.11 ACE
Subjects: Activism , Alternative enterprises , Community development , Food processing , Rural development , Small business

Title: The community of the future and the future of community
Author: Arthur E. Morgan
Published: Yellow Springs, OH : Community Service , c1957

Summary: The author analyzes the status and function of the small community and discusses the importance of the small community as a fundamental and necessary unit of society that should not be overlooked.

Call Number: 80.11 MOR
Subjects: Community development

Title: Cooperation works! : how people are using cooperative action to rebuild communities and revitalize the economy
Author: E.G. Nadeau
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Second Author: David J. Thomson
Published: Rochester, MN : Lone Oak Press, Ltd. , c1996 1st ed.
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Summary: Through more than 50 examples, this book shows how people can take more control over their lives through cooperative action and provides ideas on how readers can take similar action. Part I explores cooperative approaches to business, including agricultural, small business, consumer co-ops, and worker-owned enterprises. Part II explores housing co-ops and credit unions. Part III explores the relationship between cooperatives and community development.

ISBN: 1883477131
Call Number: 83.4 NAD
Subjects: Activism , Community development , Cooperatives and cooperation

Title: Creating a sustainable future : learning to change your life, the community and the world
Author: John A. Francis
Published: [Pullman, WA] : Kellogg/Washington State University Integrated Farming Systems Holistic Management Project , 1999

Summary: This book examines the progress of a project undertaken to help farmers, ranchers and others take charge of their lives, their work and their communities through the development of trust building, consensus, leadership and holistic management skills.

Call Number: 80.5 FRA
Subjects: Activism , Community development , Group meeting skills , Holistic management , Leadership , Social change , Sustainable agriculture , Sustainable living

Title: Developing sustainable communities : local empowerment in a global environment, July 22-25, 1991
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Contributors: 23rd Annual International Community Development Society Conference
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Published: Columbus, OH : Community Development Society , 1991
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Summary: This publication is the conference program bringing together several workshop materials and papers on the topic of sustainable community development.

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Call Number: 80.14 DEV
Subjects: Community development , Sustainable development

Title: Invested in the common good
Author: Susan Meeker-Lowry
Published: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers , c1995

Summary: This book on socially responsible investing and local economic enpowerment activism describes how to invest in socially responsible money market funds, and community banks and credit unions. It also discusses boycotts, shareholder activism, challenging corporate charters, making loans to socially conscious businesses and organizations, and how to develop and support land trusts, barter and work exchange systems, community supported agriculture, and indigenous peoples' development projects.

ISBN: 0865712921
Call Number: 81.53 MEE
Subjects: Activism , Community development , Socially responsible business

Title: Rooted in the land : essays on community and place
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Contributors: Edited by William Viteck and Wes Jackson
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Published: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , c1996
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Summary: Through the essays gathered for this book, the editors advocate for a deeper understanding of community life and its importance for the health of the planet and human society.

ISBN: 0300069618
Call Number: 80.11 ROO
Subjects: Community development , Quality of life , Social change

Title: Small farming systems for the Midwest and reintegrating agriculture and community in the Midwest
Contributors: Editors, Richard Olsen, Lisa Bauer
Published: Lincoln, NE : Center for Sustainable Agricultural Systems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln , 1999?
Series: Extension and education materials for sustainable agriculture Volume 10

Summary: These are the papers gathered from the 23 seminars of conference proceedings held in 1998 and 1999. The topics covered include small farms, market gardening, hoop houses for hogs, trees and herbs, Amish farming, adding value, management intensive grazing and crop production, small vineyards, local food systems, farmers markets, preserving farmland, CSAs, beef cooperatives, direct marketing,and local processing,

Call Number: 50.9 SMA
Subjects: Community development , Local food systems , Small farms , Sustainable agriculture

BOOKLETS

Title: Community agriculture development : profiles of 32 initiatives in New York state
Contributors: Editors, Karene Booker, Judy Green
Published: Ithaca, NY : Farming Alternatives Program, Dept. of Rural Sociology, Cornell University , c1994
Series: Community agriculture development series

Summary: This listing of community agriculture development organization profiles in New York state provides a forum for these organizations to share their ideas and experiences.

Call Number: 80.3 COM
Subjects: Community development , Rural development

Title: Community development resource guide : a rainbow of opportunity in the delta
Published: St. Louis, MO : Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis , 1998

Summary: A directory of many rural development organizations working in the Lower Mississippi Delta states. The descriptions of these organizations show ways in which finanical institutions and others can assist in meeting the investment and development needs of their communities and perhaps provide models for other rural community development efforts.

Call Number: 80.12 COM
Subjects: Community development , Rural development

Title: Facilitator's guide for food systems and food security
Contributors: Douglas B. Johnson, Elizabeth Ann R. Bird, Frederick H. Buttel
Published: Madison, WI : Quality of Life Project of the Consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education ; Program on Agricultural Technology Studies at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison , c1997

Summary: This facilitator's guide is intended for a workshop designed to stimulate critical thinking and vigorous discussion about food systems in all of their dimensions, focusing on the juxtaposition of local self-reliance with global interdependence and how the food system affects quality of life and community well- being. Designed to be used with an accompanying workbook for workshop participants.

Call Number: 80.42 FAC
Subjects: Community development , Food systems , Group meeting skills , Local food systems , Quality of life , Social change

Title: Facilitator's guide for social capital : facilitating sustainable communities
Author: Douglas B. Johnson, Elizabeth Ann R. Bird, Frederick H. Buttel
Published: Madison, WI : Quality of Life Project of the Consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education ; Program on Agricultural Technology Studies, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison , c1997

Summary: This booklet is a facilitator's aid for leading workshops in tandem with the video, Social capital and sustainability : the community and managing change in agriculture and a workbook for workshop participants. Both the video and the booklet examine the concept of social capital, the degree of solidarity, trust and mutual aid in communities of interest or communities of place, and how it can built up to improve the quality of life.

Call Number: 80.3 FAC
Subjects: Activism , Community development , Group meeting skills , Quality of life , Rural development , Social change , Sustainable development , Sustainable living

Title: Making the connection : Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet)
Author: Mary McVay
Contributors:
Second Author: Madi Hirschland
Published: Washington, D.C. : FIELD, Aspen Institute , 2000
Series: Access to market case study series case study no. 1

Summary: This case study profiles ACEnet, a community development corporation located in rural Ohio, as an example of an organization that helps low-income entrepreneurs gain access to more lucrative or high-value markets.

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Call Number: 80.11 MACV
Subjects: Community development , Entrepreneurship , Natural foods, marketing , Rural development , Small business

Title: Teachers' guide for conducting participatory community appraisal (PCA)
Contributors: Adapted by Thomas Bruening, Audrey Maretzki, Ladislaus Semali
Published: University Park, PA : Interinstitutional Consortium for Indigenous Knowledge 1997 Conference, April 18-19 , 1997

Summary: This guide was produced for the 1997 conference, "Community as Classroom: local knowledge, natural resources, and ecology." Participants in this conference learned how local knowledge and scientific knowledge can be used to make decisions about natural resource use and the environment. This is a reference guide for secondary school teachers to help their students learn about their communities while the students assist their communities in studying local natural resource management.

Call Number: 10.3 COM
Subjects: Community development , Community sponsored research

Title: When a factory farm come to town : protecting your township form unwanted development : a guide to using the interim ordinance and other tools in Minnesota's Municipal Planning Law
Author: Kristin Russell
Second Author: Anne de Meurisse
Published: Lewiston, MN : Land Stewardship Project , 1997

Summary: Many townships in Minn. are dealing with the effects of large-scale livestock and poultry operations. This guide explains how local residents and township officials can control the operations of factory farms in their communities through comprehensive planning and zoning efforts, which can begin with a moratorium on specific types of development, known as the interim ordinance in Minnesota law.

Call Number: 22 RUS
Subjects: Community development , Corporate livestock facilities , Quality of life

Title: Who will farm? : supporting farm families and farm workers
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Published: Ithaca , NY : Farming Alternatives Program, Dept. of Rural Sociology, Cornell University
Series: Community agriculture development series

Summary: The materials in this packet were compiled as resources for participants in the 1996 and 1997 Farming for the Future Leadership Workshops. The two sections address farmworkers and community agriculture development and recruiting and supporting farm families. These sections include models and example programs that support local agriculture through creative community and economic development.

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Call Number: 81.84 WHO
Subjects: Community development , Farm labor , Farmers

VIDEOS

Title: Creating communities that work
Published: Golden, CO : Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development, U.S. Dept. of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Denver Regional Support Office

Call Number: 80.14 CRE
Subjects: Community development , Sustainable development

Title: Mapping your way to a sustainable future
Published: Pullman, WA : Cooperative Extension, Washington State University , 1999

Summary: This video looks at the impacts of a 4-year integrated farming systems project, emphasizing holistic decision-making and consensus building among the participants.

Call Number: 80.5 MAP
Subjects: Activism , Community development , Group meeting skills , Holistic management , Leadership , Social change , Sustainable agriculture , Sustainable living

Title: One community meets the challenge
Published: Columbia, MO : Cooperative Video Group, University Outreach/University Extension, University of Missouri , c1995

Summary: Carrollton, Mo. does a much better job of coping with the aftermath of the flood of 1993 than comparable communities because of prior preparation that enlisted the cooperation and support of the residents and community organizations.

Call Number: 80.11 ONE
Subjects: Activism , Community development

Title: Social capital and sustainability : the community and managing change in agriculture
Published: Ames, IA : Iowa State University Extension , c1996

Call Number: 80.3 SOC
Subjects: Community development , Rural development , Social change , Sustainable agriculture , Sustainable development

CD ROMS

Title: Sustainable development: success stories, publications and resources : creating opportunities, preserving choices
Contributors: USDA
Published: USA : USDA , 2002

Summary: Success stories, publications and resources relating to sustainable agriculture, sustainable forest management, sustainable development, my community;our earth.

Call Number: 50.9 SUS
Subjects: Community development , Forest management , Sustainable agriculture


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