Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Vermont Community Development Association

Yellow Wood brings a special combination of content and process expertise to our work.

We invite you to explore our work.  Recent projects and presentations are listed below.  You can explore additional work using the various tags in the right hand column.

Vermont Community Development Association Annual Meeting, April 2010, "Chart Your Community’s Future: The Role of Planning in the Current Crisis"

At the Vermont Community Development Association’s Annual Meeting in April 2010, Shanna Ratner presented Green Community Technologies® and facilitated exercises in skilled listening, skilled inquiry and skilled advocacy with Vermont planners and U.S.D.A.…

Vermont Community Development Association Fall Conference

Shanna Ratner spoke as a panelist responding to a series of presentations on changes in demographics, transportation, settlement patterns, and employment. Her assignment was to address the question, “So what?”