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Connecticut River Joint Commissions, Connecticut River Valley: Opening New Markets for Agriculture, Conference and Report

Tags: Agriculture, Facilitation, Natural Resource Based Economic Development, Research

Client Name: Connecticut River Joint Commissions

Client Type: Quasi-governmental

Year: 1993, 1994

Location: Vermont, New Hampshire

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. worked with the Connecticut River Joint Commissions of New Hampshire to plan a conference for growers, buyers and others interested. Results included a written summary of agricultural production and marketing trends in the Connecticut River Valley, an exploration of options for financing and marketing agricultural production, and an annotated bibliography of source material on agricultural cooperatives. Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. facilitated contact between Connecticut River Valley growers and buyers in other states, identified speakers and moderated a workshop session on agri-tourism.