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BOOKS

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: Democracy in small groups : participation, decision making & communication
Author: John Gastil
Published: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers , c1993

Summary: The book explores different ways for groups to make democratic decisions, including consensus, majority rule, and proportional outcomes, deals with communication skills and group dynamics, and obstacles to group process. There is a section of practice exercises and bibliography.

ISBN: 0865712743
Call Number: 80.5 GAS
Subjects: Group meeting skills

Title: Facilitator's guide to participatory decision-making
Author: Sam Kaner
Published: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers , c1996

Summary: A training manual and sourcebook for facilitators, managers and leaders who want to encourage full participation, promote mutual understanding, and help groups build inclusive, sustainable agreements. Topics include the facilitator's role, dynamics in group decision-making, listening skills, facilitating discussion, meeting techniques, and creating sustainable agreements.

ISBN: 0865713472
Call Number: 80.5 KAN
Subjects: Group meeting skills , Leadership

Title: Shared leadership, shared responsibility
Contributors: Heidi Carter and Charles Francis, Editors
Published: Lincoln, NE : Center for Sustainable Agricultural Systems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln , 1996
Series: Extension and Education Materials for Sustainable Agriculture Volume 5

Summary: This handbook includes educational materials and training ideas and materials (articles and handouts) for developing leadership of groups and organizations that work for the implementation of sustainable agriculture programs. There is also coverage of whole farm planning, holistic resource management, entrepreneurship and marketing, group learning methods, and resources.

Call Number: 80.5 SHA
Subjects: Activism , Entrepreneurship , Farm management and decision making , Group meeting skills , Holistic management , Leadership , Marketing , Nonprofit organizations management , Sustainable agriculture

BOOKLETS

Title: Facilitator's guide for a whole farm planning systems case study : the Frantzen family's farm planning workbook
Contributors: Douglas B. Johnson ... [et. al.]
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 guide for leading a workshop on whole farm planning is a case-study of one family's approach to the planning process on their farm in Northeastern Iowa, including how the challenge of operating the farm are balanced with overall quality of life. Designed to be used with an accompanying workbook for workshop participants.

Call Number: 82 FAC
Subjects: Family farms , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Group meeting skills , Holistic management , Quality of life

Title: Facilitator's guide for agricultural structure and community well-being
Contributors: Douglas B. Johnson ... [et. al.]
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 guide is designed to lead a workshop to identify how changes in public interest in the structure of agriculture are affecting agriculture. It is designed to be used with the CBS-60 Minutes video, Pork power, and a workbook for workshop participants.

Call Number: 80.3 FAC
Subjects: Corporate livestock facilities , Group meeting skills , Rural development , Social change

Title: Facilitator's guide for an overview workshop on whole farm planning
Contributors: Michelle Miller ... [et. al.]
Published: Madison, WI : Published by the Quality of Life Project of the Consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education ; Program on Agricultural Technology Studies at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison , c1997

Summary: This facilitator's guide is for a workshop intended to provide participants with information about the general concepts of farm planning, who is involved and how farmers and farm service providers work together in the planning process. Designed to be used with an accompanying workbook for workshop participants.

Call Number: 82 FAC
Subjects: Farm management and decision making , Group meeting skills

Title: Facilitator's guide for choices in agricultural technology and quality of life
Contributors: Douglas B. Johnson ... [et. al.]
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 for a workshop that explores how choices in agricultural technology can affect quality of life on the farm. Designed for use with a workbook for workshop participants.

Call Number: 80.12 FAC
Subjects: Farm life , Group meeting skills , Quality of life

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: Marketing sustainable agriculture : a promoter's toolbox
Contributors: James I. Grieshop, Kathleen Peck, Arnaz Raj
Published: Oakland, CA : University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources , c1996

Summary: This publication provides a series of ideas and instruments for promoting sustainable agriculture and to specifically encourage a broad information exchange among all those involved in sustainable agriculture research. Part 1 presents methods for developing solutions that are consistent with grower's needs, concerns, preferences, and perceptions. Part 2 presents methods for linking growers through the use of various media.

ISBN: 1879906295
Call Number: 80.5 MAR
Subjects: Activism , Group meeting skills , Sustainable agriculture

VIDEOS

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


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