ERIC Number: EJ624370
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Edible Connections: A Model To Facilitate Citizen Dialogue and Build Community Collaboration.
Thomson, Joan S.; Abel, Jennifer L.; Maretzki, Audrey N.
Journal of Extension, v39 n2 Apr 2001
Edible Connections brings together the media, the public, and food system stakeholders to increase awareness and understanding of the local food system, strengthen connections among stakeholders, and address food system problems identified by a given community. Extension educators have successfully used it to educate about food access, hunger, open space preservation, economic development, and other issues. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Production, Citizen Participation, Community Cooperation, Discussion Groups, Extension Education, Food
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For a related article, see CE 537 807.