Resources by Eric S. Bendfeldt
|Cultivating Virginia Farm-to-School: Growing from Grassroots||Mar 18, 2010||3003-9028|
|A Community-Based Food System: Building Health, Wealth, Connection, and Capacity as the Foundation of Our Economic Future||Aug 2, 2011||3306-9029|
|Biomethane Technology||May 1, 2009||442-881|
|VCE Model of Community, Local, Regional Food Systems||Oct 7, 2016||ALCE-154NP|
|Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems||Nov 2, 2016||ALCE-155NP|
|Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) Forum Report||Oct 7, 2016||ALCE-156NP|
|Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) Forum Executive Summary||
Virginia’s food system directly impacts the survival and viability of farms and farmland; the economic development of rural and urban communities; the care, restoration, and resilience of ecological resources such as local waterways; and critical health issues. We use the language of community, local, and regional food systems to broadly define a complex and interconnected set of systems and pathways that comprise sustainable food production, processing, distribution, consumption, and waste management to bring about social, economic, and ecological change that benefits all residents.
|Oct 7, 2016||ALCE-157NP|
|Guidelines for In-House Composting Poultry Mortality as a Rapid Response to Avian Influenza||
Composting is a biological heating process that results in the natural degradation of Composting is a biological heating process that results in the natural degradation of organic resources (such as poultry carcasses) by microorganisms. Composting has been successfully used throughout the United States for nearly two decades to control outbreaks of avian influenza. Composting can be effective with most bird types and poultry house designs.organic resources (such as poultry carcasses) by microorganisms. Composting has been successfully used throughout the United States for nearly two decades to control outbreaks of avian influenza. Composting can be effective with most bird types and poultry house designs.
|Sep 24, 2015||CSES-142NP|
|Virginia Farm to Table - Appendix F||Oct 31, 2012||CV-3|
|Virginia Farm to Table: Healthy Farms and Healthy Food for the Common Wealth and Common Good||Feb 14, 2012||CV-3|
|2013-2014 Shenandoah Valley Buy Fresh Buy Local||Aug 29, 2013||CV-33NP|
|Everyone at the Table: A community food equity assessment for Harrisonburg, VA||Jul 24, 2017||CV-80NP (CV-81NP)|
|Food Deserts in Virginia||
In 2012, Delegate Delores McQuinn introduced House Joint Resolution 88 and then in 2013 reintroduced House Joint Resolution 646 to request that the Virginia General Assembly review the issue of food deserts in Virginia. The Honorable William Howell, Speaker of the House of Delegates of the Virginia General Assembly, commissioned Alan Grant, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, and Jewel Hairston, dean of the College of Agriculture at Virginia State University, to conduct a study of food deserts in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
|Jan 22, 2014||VCE-294NP|