Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Farm to Institution New England (FINE) Planning Retreat

Tags: Agriculture, Natural Resource Based Economic Development, Strategic Planning, You Get What You Measure

Client Name: Franklin County CDC, Farm to Institution New England

Client Type: Network/Collaborative

Year: 2013

Location: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

FINE is a network of organizations working to strengthen farm to institution connections throughout New England. Yellow Wood worked with FINE using You Get What You MeasureĀ® to engage multiple stakeholders in clarifying its external goals, creating a shared language, identifying leverage points for action, and reaching agreement on how the network itself needs to function to enable it to best contribute to shared external goals.