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Volunteers getting ready to greet the public
How Well Do Your Volunteers Represent You? - Articles Articles
Your volunteers can be your best ambassadors – but it's up to you to encourage them. More
Creating Entrepreneurial Communities - Session I
Creating Entrepreneurial Communities - Session I - Webinars Webinars
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An introduction to creating entrepreneurial communities. More
Creating Entrepreneurial Communities - Session II Creating Entrepreneurial Communities - Session II - Webinars
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Tools and Strategies for Creating Entrepreneurial Communities Recorded session and slides from Session II More
Creating Entrepreneurial Communities - Session III Creating Entrepreneurial Communities - Session III - Webinars
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Making it Happen - Implementing Your Strategy What makes efforts to create an Entrepreneurial Community successful and sustainable over the long haul. More
What's In It For Me? Farmers and Local Government
What's In It For Me? Farmers and Local Government - Videos Videos
This video explores the opportunities for farmers to have a voice in local government policies that affect their livelihood. More
Heidrun Moschitz a Rural Sociologist specializes in Urban Food Systems and Policy Networks associated with Organic Agriculture in Switzerland
Swiss Senior Researcher Reflects on Experience at Penn State - News News
Dr. Heidrun Moschitz reflects on her experiences working with Socioeconomic Scientists at Penn State while visiting from the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture in Frick, Switzerland More
Good communication between farmers and neighbors can keep relations positive.
Finding the Common Ground: Good Neighbor Relations: Advice and Tips from Farmers - Articles Articles
Land development is bringing residential development into agricultural areas. New residents may have misconceptions about farms, and conflicts can arise between farm and nonfarm neighbors. More
Many people choose to live in the country because they cherish the peace and quiet, the wide open spaces, and the beauty of nature.
Country Living: A Guide for Homeowners - Articles Articles

Country Living: A Guide for Homeowners

Charles Abdalla, Ph.D., Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

This article will help people living in or considering a move to the country understand the basics about how government and community services and utilities work in rural areas in Pennsylvania. More
The Joy of Farm Watching: A Roadside Guide to Pennsylvania Agriculture
The Joy of Farm Watching: A Roadside Guide to Pennsylvania Agriculture - Articles Articles
This pocket-sized guide provides annotated roadside photographs of typical and common farm types in Pennsylvania and is intended as an introduction to farmology--the study of farms and farming. More
An Overview of Diversity Awareness
An Overview of Diversity Awareness - Articles Articles

An Overview of Diversity Awareness

Patreese Ingram, Ed.D.

This publication provides an overview of cultural diversity, and can help you become more aware of the dimensions of diversity, your cultural identity, and your attitudes and perceptions. More
Working with the Media: A Guide for Volunteer Organizations and Commissions
Working with the Media: A Guide for Volunteer Organizations and Commissions - Articles Articles
This publication provides information about public relations, rules for working with the media, and communications tools, as well as sample letters to the editor, op-ed pieces and news releases. More
Coaches Making Youth Sports a Positive Experience
Coaches Making Youth Sports a Positive Experience - Articles Articles

Coaches Making Youth Sports a Positive Experience

Daniel Francis Perkins, Ph.D.

The atmosphere set by organizations, parents, and coaches is a major factor in determining whether or not youth will have a positive experience in a sports program. More
Green Parking Lots Zoning and Design
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Green Parking Lots Zoning and Design

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This two-part webinar discusses some specific examples of green parking lot zoning requirements and design in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. More
Engaging Youth in Watershed Efforts
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Water Quality Extension Educator Jennifer Fetter introduces selected activities she adapted in teaching watershed and surface water management concepts to youth and adults. More
Gardening From the Ground Up
Gardening From the Ground Up - Articles Articles
Soil health and best practices for urban gardens More
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