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Garden Workshops
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Garden Workshops

06/27/2018

Philadelphia, PA

Free
Learn to grow your own herbs, fruits and vegetables. Workshops taught by experienced Master Gardeners. Receive a free plant to take home! More
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
Free
An introduction to creating entrepreneurial communities. More
Creating Entrepreneurial Communities - Session II Creating Entrepreneurial Communities - Session II - Webinars
Free
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
Free
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
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
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
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
Green Parking Lots Zoning and Design - Webinars Webinars

Green Parking Lots Zoning and Design

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1 hour

Free
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
Engaging Youth in Watershed Efforts - Webinars Webinars
Free
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
Working with Volunteers
Working with Volunteers - Online Courses Online Courses

Working with Volunteers

4

3 hours

$89.00
In this online course, learn about strategies in volunteer management, recruitment, retention, and supervision to apply as you work with or manage volunteers. More
Getting Involved in Your Pennsylvania Local Government
Getting Involved in Your Pennsylvania Local Government - Online Courses Online Courses
$69.00
This online course will help you understand how Pennsylvania local governments work, explore ways you can become involved, and explain how to run for office. More
What it Means to be on a Citizen Planning Commission
What it Means to be on a Citizen Planning Commission - Videos Videos
Learn about the expectations and impacts of being on a Citizen Planning Commission in your community. More
Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow: Interpersonal Leadership Skills, Valuing Diversity
Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow: Interpersonal Leadership Skills, Valuing Diversity - Articles Articles
Unit II, Workbook 4 of the Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow series. This workbook provides an overview of the concept of cultural diversity and how to value it. More
What is Local Government?
What is Local Government? - Videos Videos
A basic understanding of Pennsylvania’s system of local governments is the first step towards greater involvement, as a citizen or an elected official. More
Working with Local Government for Successful Urban Forests
Working with Local Government for Successful Urban Forests - Articles Articles
This article explains how citizen advocacy groups can work with community officials and develop working relationships with local leaders to put "green issues" on the agendas of local governments. More
Sustaining and Funding an Urban Forestry Program
Sustaining and Funding an Urban Forestry Program - Articles Articles
This article offers tips and advice on how citizens and communities can find revenues and develop strategies to create a community tree program. More
Opportunities for Volunteers
Opportunities for Volunteers - Articles Articles

Opportunities for Volunteers

William Elmendorf, Ph.D.

This article explains how to create successful volunteer projects that can help gain the citizen support needed to establish a comprehensive community forestry program. More
Community forests enhace neighborhoods, like the tree-lined street these girls ride their bikes down.
Community Forests - Articles Articles

Community Forests

Sanford S. Smith, Ph.D.

Community forests are made up of the trees, plants, wildlife, and water found in places where people live, work, and play together. People play an important part in their care. More
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