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Northeast Rural Summit to Feature FPF

This promises to be a great event hosted by USDA RD and VCRD

The 2010 Northeast Rural Summit: Generating Rural Innovation and Regional Partnership ~ April 12 and 13, 2010 at the Burlington Hilton Hotel

Visit the Summit Website to Register or for more information

Join national and regional USDA leaders, state agency leaders, non-profit and business leaders from throughout the northeastern United States for two days of strategic planning around four crucial directions for the rural northeast:

  • Food Systems: Local Foods Development and Regional Foods Systems
  • Energy: Advancing Efficiency, Generation and Fuel Development
  • Broadband: Global Opportunities & Rural Lifestyles
  • Rural Economic Development: Investment in Innovation

The Summit is designed to share best regional and place-based practices and build strategic partnerships among state Rural Development offices and rural leadership organizations throughout the region.

It’s a real honor to have Front Porch Forum featured April 12 at this event.

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