Webinars related to food systems and/or community development.

The webinar will introduce the purpose and practice of effective strategic communications for advancing food systems change.



Learn about:


-What is strategic communications and how does it differ from communications?

-What are the components of strategic communications?

-Why use strategic communications for food systems change?

-What are the skills, components, and process for undertaking a communications campaign?



Invited Guest Speakers: 


-Mark Muller, McKnight Foundation

-Dawn Marie Nelmark, Second Harvest Heartland


Participant Resource: W. K. Kellogg Foundation Strategic Communications Handbook



Register for this webinar here.



Event Date 6/27/2018 10:00 am ET
Individual Price Free
Edible Inquiries: The past, present, and future of Farm Bill politics

The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future Food Policy Networks is hosting its quarterly series: “Edible Inquiries: Food Policy Research Connections.” Join us for this discussion about the politics of the Farm Bill. Two political scientists who have studied the history and interests that gave rise to and sustained the Farm Bill over the decades will explore how growing partisanship, geographical differences, and ideological positions could influence the current and future Farm Bill renegotiation processes. We are sure that even the savviest food policy advocates will be sure to learn something from their insightful and interesting perspectives. Given the interactive nature of this webinar series, we encourage participants to join live.
Event Date 6/27/2018 1:00 pm ET
Individual Price Free

Topic: NH Regional Food Systems 



The NH Food Alliance will be speaking with:


-Roe-Ann Tasoulas from Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition,

-Julie Moran from North Country Farmers Coop,

-Jillian Hall from Seacoast Eat Local, and

-Jesse Wright from the Upper Saco Valley Land Trust about their work in NH regional food systems.



Join us to learn more about what these organizations have been doing throughout the Granite State to promote healthy and sustainable food for all. Even if you’re not located in NH, you’re sure to get some great inspiration and lessons to apply to your own regional work!



Register here.





Event Date 6/28/2018 12:00 pm ET
Event End Date 11/30/2012
Individual Price Free
The Farmer's Office is offering a 3-part webinar series of Quickbooks for Farmers
QuickBooks is a powerful tool that goes way beyond just tracking income and expenses for taxes; it can help you manage cash, understand how to increase profits, and plan for growth. In this series of live webinars, we will cover:

Session 1, Monday July 9th (6-7 pm EDT):


• An overview of QuickBooks, and how to decide between online and desktop

• Basic accounting concepts that underlie QuickBooks

• Set-up including creating a customized chart of accounts

• Basic transactions such entering expenses, creating wholesale customer invoices and recording bank deposits

Session 2, Tuesday, July 17 (6-7 pm EDT):


• How to use classes, customers and items to better understand your different enterprises and customers

• General journal entries – what they are and how they can help you understand greater details of your revenue and profitability

Session 3, Tuesday, July 24 (6-7 pm EDT):


• Running reports that help you understand your profitability and manage cash flow

Event Date 7/9/2018 6:00 pm ET
Event End Date 7/9/2018 7:00 pm ET
Individual Price All 3 sessions: $40.00
NFSN Trending Topics Webinar: Farm to Summer 
The USDA’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) anticipates providing more than 200 million free meals to children across the U.S. when school is out of session this summer. The seasonality and flexibility of SFSP create a perfect opportunity to highlight local products and incorporate food education. Join this webinar to learn about USDA farm to summer resources and hear from NFSN Core Partners about innovative farm to summer initiatives taking place across the country.
Event Date 7/12/2018 2:00 pm ET
Event End Date 7/12/2018 3:00 pm ET
Individual Price Free