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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: Agriculture fact book 1998
Published: Washington, D.C. : USDA, Office of Communications , 1998

Summary: A quick reference tool for information about U.S. agriculture, rural America, food, nutrition, and programs of the U.S.D.A.

Call Number: 50 AGR
Subjects: Agribusiness , Environmental protection , Farm income , Farm labor , Farm life , Government policy and programs , Land use , Marketing , Marketing law , Nutrition , Rural development

Title: Kentucky farms and markets : emerging policy opportunities
Author: James V. Worstell
Published: Frankfort, KY : Office of Environmental Outreach, Kentucky Dept. of Agriculture

Summary: This report discusses the need to develop agricultural policy in Kentucky that supports sustainable marketing opportunities, sustainable development, and locally owned value-added enterprises. It provides summaries of examples of programs from other states and contact information for those programs.

Call Number: 80.61 WOR
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Government policy and programs , Marketing , Rural development , Sustainable agriculture , Sustainable development , Value-added

Title: Livestock for a small earth : the role of animals in a just and sustainable world
Contributors: Edited by Jerry Aaker, Heifer Project International ; contributors, James DeVries ... [et. al.] ; illustrations by Barbara W. Carter
Published: Washington, D.C. : Seven Locks Press , 1994

Summary: A collection of essays. A guide for creating and maintaining development projects in rural areas of the world based on animal agriculture, careful attention to existing ecosystems and the unique concept of "passing on the gift."

ISBN: 0929765281
Call Number: 70 LIV
Subjects: Livestock , Rural development , Sustainable agriculture , Sustainable development

Title: Make no small plans : a cooperative revival for rural America
Author: Lee Egerstrom
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Published: Rochester, MN : Lone Oak Press, Ltd. , c1994 1st ed.
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Summary: In advocating for a revival of agricultural cooperative efforts in the United States, the author offers a historical and cultural perspective for why cooperatives can revive rural America, draws on personal experiences while studying changes in agriculture and the world markets, explores successful cooperatives in the Netherlands and in alternative communities in the U.S., and looks ahead at technology and knowledge transfers, economic development tools, and the growth of new cooperative ventures.

ISBN: 1883477042
Call Number: 83.4 EGE
Subjects: Cooperatives and cooperation , Rural development

Title: Pigs, profits and rural communities
Contributors: Kendall M. Thu and E. Paul Durrenberger, editors
Published: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press , c1998
Series: SUNY Series in Anthropological Studies of Contemporary Issues

Summary: This book addresses the social impacts accompanying the transition from family farm operated pork production systems to a more vertically integrated industrial model and challenges the current economic and agriculture production literature for giving less attention to the consequences of this change for people, surrounding neighborhoods, and local communities.

ISBN: 0791438880
Call Number: 72 PIG
Subjects: Agribusiness , Agricultural ecology , Corporate livestock facilities , Hogs , Meat industry , Pork , Rural development

Title: Sustainable agriculture : people, products, and profits, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture 1994 Conference Proceedings, Fourth Annual Conference, August 4, 1994, Iowa State University
Published: Ames, IA : Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture , c1994

Summary: This conference included speakers who discussed the industrial structure of American food production, the flow of agricultural profits, the consumer's stake in agriculture, and sessions on the future design for Iowa's farms and rural communities, the family farm, and envisioning an agricultural system that is more responsive to consumer needs.

Call Number: 50.9 SUS
Subjects: Food systems , Rural development , Sustainable agriculture

BOOKLETS

Title: Alternative enterprises for farm & forest : surface mined lands
Author: Carl E. Zipper
Contributors: Editors, William N. Grafton, Anthony Ferrise
Second Author: Jeff Skousen
Published: Morgantown, WV : West Virginia University Extension Service , 1990?
Series: Natural resource management and income opportunity series

Summary: The paper included in this publication explores how reclaimed surface-mined lands can be adapted to other economic uses, such as livestock forage, christmas trees, pine timber, and residential, commerical or industrial development. R.D. issue no. 764.

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Call Number: 83.5 ALT
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Forest products , Land use , Rural development

Title: A collaborative value added network for sustainably grown fiber products :
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Contributors: The Missouri Textile and Apparel Center, College of Human Environmental Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia
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Published: Columbia, MO : Missouri Textile and Apparel Center
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Summary: A paper based on a proposal submitted to the USDA, to create a project that would bring sustainably grown fiber products from the farmer to the consumer in a way that will aid rural economic development by adding value to locally grown fiber products as well as enhance environmental stewardship.

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Call Number: 86.64 COL
Subjects: Alternative field crops , Handicrafts , Rural development , Sustainable development , Value-added

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: Emerging markets for family farms : opportunities to prosper through social and environmental responsibility
Author: Kelly O'Neil
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Published: Walthill, NE : Center for Rural Affairs , 1997
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Summary: The purpose of this publication is to provide insights in developing market-based approaches to supporting sustainable agriculture, family farms and rural opportunities. Included are sections on opportunities and barriers to value-added processing and marketing, products with greatest market potential, market development, cooperative relationships among agricultural enterprises, and activities to foster family farms and rural communities.

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Call Number: 85 ONE
Subjects: Family farms , Marketing , Rural development , Value-added

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 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: Farm planning
Contributors: Vinsen Nurak ... [et. al.]
Published: Oklahoma City, OK : World Neighbors
Series: Practical guide to dryland farming 7

Summary: A translation of a work developed for Indonesian farmers, this booklet is intended to be used as a tool to accompany discussions among farmers or with extension workers that encourage farm planning. Sections address developing, monitoring and evaluating a farm plan and how to analyze productivity.

Call Number: 82 FAR
Subjects: Family farms , Farm management and decision making , Rural development

Title: Farmers' markets and rural economic development : entrepreneurship, business incubation, and job creation in the Northeast
Contributors: Duncan Hilchey ... [et. al.]
Published: Ithaca, NY : Farming Alternatives Program, Cornell University , c1995
Series: Community agriculture development series

Summary: This publication outlines some of the results of a study of farmers' market vendors in the Northeastern U.S. and discusses how public agencies can assist farmers' markets in contributing to rural development. The authors of the study believe that farmers' markets provide a variety of benefits and opportunities for their vendors and host communities.

Call Number: 85.5 FAR
Subjects: Farmers' markets , Marketing research , Rural development

Title: Integrated farm management
Published: Oklahoma City, OK : World Neighbors
Series: Practical guide to dryland farming series 3

Summary: One of a set of booklets that demonstrate the experiences and methods of farmers in the semi-arid uplands of Timur. This booklet addresses the kinds of adaptations that are especially helpful for hillside farming in infertile soil and irregular rainfall. The emphasis is on careful layout, contouring and terracing, soil and water conservation, maintaining fertility, multiple cropping and diversity to maintain subsistance and farm income and enhance productivity.

Call Number: 51.6 INT
Subjects: Alternative agriculture , Rural development

Title: Making the connection : Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet)
Author: Mary McVay
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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: NADO guide to grassroots action : speaking up for rural America, 1999 Annual Training Conference, the Fairmont Hotel, New Orleans, LA, August 29-31, 1999
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Published: Washington, D.C. : National Association of Development Organizations , 1999?
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Summary: This publication is intended to help regional development professionals and local elected officials stay informed of grassroots organizing techniques and advocacy fundamentals.

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Call Number: 80.5 NAD
Subjects: Activism , Rural development

Title: Philosophy and policy of recreational access : federal and state programs
Contributors: Authors, R. Neil Sampson, Herbert E. Doig, James E. Miller ; editors, William N. Grafton, Anthony Ferrise
Published: Morgantown, WV : West Virginia University Extension Service , 1990?
Series: Natural resources management and income opportunity series

Summary: This publication consists of two papers. They explore the need for and impacts of improved public policy programs to assist private landowners in managing recreational access to their property as an income source. R.D. issue no. 761.

Call Number: 83.5 PHI
Subjects: Business, rural , Government policy and programs , Land use , Outdoor recreation , Rural development

Title: Social & economic profile, 1992 : northeast region
Published: Columbia, MO : University Extension, Office of Social & Economic Data Analysis, University of Missouri-Columbia , 1992?

Summary: The information and data included in this publication are intended to provide a social and economic overview of a group of sixteen Missouri counties composing the northeast region of the state. Data tables cover population, households, employment, income, health, education, and agriculture.

Call Number: 80.12 SOC
Subjects: Rural development , Rural sociology

VIDEOS

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


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