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From Forests to Table

Connecting Southeastern Forests to Local/Regional Food Systems

The USDA KYF2 Outreach Committee, USDA Forest Service in Region 8, and the National Agroforestry Center hosted a one hour webinar that included:

  • an overview of the Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food program
  • five case studies demonstrating the "forest to table" concept
    • Frenchburg (KY) Job Corps Center gardening: Mike McCorquodale
    • SRS Research on ramps & other forest farming: Jim Chamberlain
    • National Forest food harvesting in Puerto Rico: Luis Rivera
    • Mississippi Edible Forest (U&CF); Donna Yowell
    • GreenSchools gardens (Conservation Education): Tamberly Conway
  • an introduction to resources for federal agencies, their state partners, and the public

Contacts and links from the May 8th webinar can be downloaded in PDF format and includes a link to the archived webinar.

USDA Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Outreach Committee
Date Published
May 2013
Urban Forestry South
Athens, GA (US)
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Urban Agriculture, KYF2, Local Food
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