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University of Missouri: Community Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture Program

Eat Well, Do Good!
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University of Missouri: Community Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture Program

Eat Well, Do Good!

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Sustainable Agriculture
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General info
Program Goal: To sustain a desirable quality of life for people through agricultural systems that are ecologically sound, economically viable, and socially responsible

Overall Objective: To help Missouri's farm families and rural residents sustain successful farms and rural communities through use of information and knowledge

Specific Objectives:

To sustain profitable farming operations by relying more on productivity of the people who farm and less on purchased inputs and industrial farming methods
To sustain family farms, independent food producers, and viable rural communities as essential elements of a socially responsible agriculture
To sustain, conserve, and protect the productivity and quality of soil, water, and other natural resources upon which long run agricultural productivity depends
To sustain local and regional food systems that are ecologically sound, economically viable, and socially responsible

About The Sustainable Food Systems Sourcebook

The Sustainable Food Systems Sourcebook is a free database of degree programs, consultants, scholarships, funding, conferences, and other education and training resources for professionals and students focused on food systems work. It is published by the Thomas A. Lyson Center for Civic Agriculture and Food Systems in collaboration with the North American Food Systems Network (NAFSN). The Lyson Center is a project of the Center for Transformative Action (a 501c3 nonprofit organization affiliated with Cornell University).

 

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