The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service reports that family-owned farms remain the backbone of the agriculture industry. The latest data comes from the Census of Agriculture farm typology report and help shine light on the question, "What is a family farm?"
The training portion of Learn By Doing in Molalla will end this week. Next up is coaching to help participants complete grant proposals and submit them to area funders.
RDI was recently featured on Comcast Newsmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington. Heidi Khokhar, RDI's Director of Operations, talks about RDI's work and the future of rural communities.
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The Learn By Doing workshop series is designed to help beginning and intermediate grant writers working in nonprofit organizations increase their skills at developing project proposals and successfully plan, write, and attain grant funding from local and regional funding sources. The 20 hours of... Learn more
The Ford Institute Leadership Program, designed and delivered by RDI, serves rural communities in Oregon and Siskiyou County, California, through a five-year series of training programs based on the belief that vital rural communities develop from a broad base of knowledgeable, skilled, and... Learn more