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.