Workshops and Webinars
CRD Conference May 2 & 3, 2017
Extension Engage: Partnering with New and Immigrant Audiences
The demographic shift of North Carolina is challenging traditional programming and engagement models. The path toward addressing this transition presents many opportunities, challenges, lessons learned, and success stories. Sharing these will facilitate and strengthen our work together to best meet the needs of our changing audiences in North Carolina. To support this work, NCCES Community and Rural Development sponsored a conference in Durham, NC. Listed below are links to conference presentations.
- Demographics – Why is this important? Renee Pardello, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
- Notes from Dr. Scott Reed, (Diversity Panel)
- Friday Fellowship Five Core Competencies, Minda Brooks
- Friday Fellowship Guidelines, Minda Brooks
- Food Youth Initiative, Food Youth and Justice, Bevelyn Ukah (CEFS Webpage)
- Racial Equity the Food System, Shorlette Ammons
- Strengthening Latino Parent Leadership and Advocacy in Our Public Schools, Donna Rewalt
- Emerging Audiences, Bill Stone
- Mobilizing New Audiences, Kristin Davis
CRD Conference May, 2016
Community and Rural Development Track
- How to Keep the Momentum Going – https://youtu.be/18852SW6rjM
- Fork to Farmer: People First Tourism – https://youtu.be/W7OZ2ufac4A
- Agricultural Policy – https://youtu.be/9Gh9Dh6R-Og
Local Food Track
- Market Channel and Supply Chain Analysis – https://youtu.be/qOiDjIacYoo
- Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Grower Buyer Connection Events – https://youtu.be/hPzCjHXyz1o
Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Local and Regional Food System
- Introduction: Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Local and Regional Food Systems – https://youtu.be/QnAaUr5q5g4
- Module 1: Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Local and Regional Food Systems – https://youtu.be/eg8lV3C86Dg
- Module 2: Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Local and Regional Food Systems – https://youtu.be/PIHkOiLF-Fk
- Module 3: Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Local and Regional Food Systems – https://youtu.be/E0YPV4q59T4
- Module 4: Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Local and Regional Food Systems – https://youtu.be/6ekREuAUq2o
- Module 5: Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Local and Regional Food Systems – https://youtu.be/YU-DZGfnfp8
- Module 6+7: Evaluating Economic Impact of Local Food – https://youtu.be/GJj3MgtJLTM
- Evaluation the Economic Impact of Local Foods: Day 2, P.M. – Part A – https://youtu.be/ty45g8QDNr8
- Evaluation the Economic Impact of Local Foods: Day 2, P.M. – Part B – https://youtu.be/0HYNQZ8Kp70
Lunch n’ Learn Webinars Fourth Wednesday of each Month (15 mins presentation, 15 mins questions) 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The goal of the CultivateNC Lunch n’ Learn series is to highlight current or trending topics that may impact Agricultural communities.
(If you have trouble seeing the presenter notes on the PowerPoint presentations, save the Presentation to your hard drive and initiate your Powerpoint software. Open the Presentation through your PowerPoint.)
April 22, 2015 (4 H Youth and Community Development
Presenter Mike Yoder
March 25, 2015 (Climate Change, Crop Yields and Farmer Perceptions)
Presenter Rod Rejesus
Are existing crop systems becoming more or less sensitive climate variations? Join us for an introductory presentation from Rod Rejesus, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, to learn more about this current and controversial topic.
Feb. 26, 2015 (Preview to Basic Legal Structures for Food Value Chain Businesses)
Presenter Becky Bowen
Want to know the difference between a for-profit and a nonprofit business, what drives the choice for choosing a legal structure, and what questions to ask your attorney when developing a food business? This webinar will introduce you to the basic types of legal structures you should consider when planning to start a food-related enterprise.
Jan. 28, 2015 (Tools and Strategies for Community Engagement when Planning Local Food Systems Projects.)
Presenter Joanna Lelekacs
When designing and developing local food systems projects, integrating and embedding local community members and organizations in the project planning is a key to success. Community engaged planning can lead to projects that align with community values and employ community assets, and a more resilient project plan overall. This short presentation will walk through a project planning process that can be used for local food systems projects, as well as other projects, to engage community in planning. Tools for engagement and local food systems project examples will be shared.
Oct. 24, 2014 (Birds & Birders: Promoting Synergies between Businesses, Communities & Natural Resource Conservation)
Presenter Erin Seekamp
Birding is big business–and attracting both birds and birders to communities not only provides economic benefits but can also motivate communities to become engaged in natural resource conservation and rural landscape preservation initiatives. Learn about how the Bird Friendly Business program is being revitalized to enhance community and economic development, and strategies to implement in your communities prior to the program’s relaunch. Link to webinar recording
Sept. 24, 2014 (Redevelop, Re-energize, and Reinvent: Teaching tools to build capacity to Cultivate Action)
Presenter Jacqueline Murphy Miller (Jackie)
An introduction to our Cultivating Action series of PowerPoint presentations that highlight traditional skills such as Running Successful Meetings, to new and emerging development topics such as Crowdfunding or Placemaking. The presentations are designed specifically for NCCE agents to use at brown-bag lunches, webinars, workshops and planning committee meetings.
Aug. 2014 (Activating Empty Spaces – Pop-ups)
Presenter Beth Yerxa
Have an empty space in your downtown that would benefit from new traffic and buzz? Do local arts groups need more venues to show work, perform, or hold an event? Do new local businesses or restaurants need a low risk way to test the waters?A Pop-Up could be your answer and Triangle area nonprofit, Triangle ArtWorks, has created a new Tool-Kit to make Pop-Ups easier.