- Professional Recognition Awards — add to your résumé or curriculum vita
- Fellowships for Food Systems Professionals — funding opportunities for professionals wishing to expand their horizons
- Job Opportunities — find a new career in agriculture development using this group of job websites
- Education and Training Opportunities — professional development programs around North America
- Salary Data — compare your salary. Are you being paid what you are worth?
- Professional Associations — join and contribute to your field
- Improving Communication Skills — tune up these skills with this collection of best practices on the Web
- Working with Consultants — how to make the most of this critical relationship
Project Funding Sources
- Foundation Grants — foundations that support agriculture and food systems work
- Federal Grants and Loans — a list of the major USDA funding sources
- Corporate Grants and Loans — corporations that contribute to agriculture and food systems work
- Angel Networks — investment groups that have expressed interest in the food and agriculture industry
Applied Research Tools
- Food Systems Infrastructure Maps — for proposals, articles, reports, and research
- Cool Data Sources — for proposals, articles, reports, and research
- Evaluation and Impact Analysis Tools — are you achieving what you hope to achieve?
- Feasibility Studies — does the project make sense? How likely is it to get off the ground?
- Project and Literature Databases— don’t reinvent the wheel! Do your homework first!
- Research Techniques — how to conduct an interview, survey, or focus group
- Basics of Statistics — don’t be below average in preparing and presenting descriptive statistics
- Degree Programs in Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture — programs around the U.S. and world
- Scholarships and Fellowships — funding sources to support your education in food and agriculture
- Agriculture and Food System Development Job Listings — a collection of the best job sites on the Web for students and recent grads
Program Content Resources
- Policy and Planning Strategies
- Collaborative Marketing Approaches
- Value Chains Organizations and Publications
- Farmland Protection Organizations and Publications
- Program Development
- Local Food and Farming Widgets — add these local food search tools to your website
- GROWING HOME — A Guide to Reconnecting Agriculture, Food, and Communities
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