Latest Community Food Enterprise Resources
- VIDEO: CFE Panels: Examining the Role of CFEs in Local Economic Development
Watch the video and presentations from our January 2010 DC-area event featuring, USDA's Kathleen Merrigan, Mercy Karanja of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Michael Shuman, Project Co-Director and Lead Author, and featured CFE enterprises.
- VIDEO: The Business of Sustainability: 2010 EcoFarm Preconference Track
Watch selected presentations from The Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems at UC Santa Cruz's one day PreConference track, focused on building and strengthening sustainable food businesses, with "Seed" and "Grow" tracks tailored toward beginning and experienced entrepreneurs.
- VIDEO: National Good Food Network Webinar: Community Food Enterprise
The National Good Food Network is an initiative of the Wallace Center at Winrock International working to scale up the value chain of good food--food that is healthy, green, fair and affordable--into more retail, wholesale, and institutional markets, and provide greater access traditionally underserved communities. In January, their free monthly webinar featured Michael Shuman, CFE lead author and co-project director, with Mike Lorentz of Lorentz Meats (featured CFE), discussing the role of CFEs in scaling up good food.
- GRANT OPPORTUNITY (Note-The deadline for this opportunity has now passed): Wallace Center's Healthy Urban Food Enterprise Development Center
The Wallace Center has recently announced a new grant program, funded by USDA's National Institute for Food and Agriculture, focused on supporting new and existing food enterprises that increase access to healthy food for urban, rural, and underserved communities.