Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
11/17/2014 Bancroft Farm to School Food Service Workshop - Center for Rural Affairs hosting event to help others discover ways to serve fresh food to students

Sandra Renner, Center for Rural Affairs’ Farm to School Associate, sandrar@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1020

11/17/2014 Week of Action on Climate Change - Center for Rural Affairs announces climate actions across Midwest

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, laurenk@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1022
or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

11/11/2014 Verdigre Farm to School Food Service Workshop

Sandra Renner, Center for Rural Affairs’ Farm to School Associate, sandrar@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1020

11/06/2014 Small Town America and the Earned Income Tax Credit

Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1013
John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (563) 581-2867 or (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

11/05/2014 New Partnership will serve more Women and Minority Entrepreneurs

 Monica Braun, REAP WBC Director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 687- 2103 ext. 1007

10/24/2014 First Lady Sally Ganem to Join Norris Students for School Lunch - Norris Intermediate School Celebrates Farm to School Month

Sarah Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska Farm to School Lead, sarahs@cfra.org, Phone: (307) 321-9766
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

10/24/2014 Nebraska Farm to School Summit held in Aurora - 2nd Annual Summit Focuses on Bringing Healthy, Nebraska-grown foods to Schools

Sarah Smith, sarahs@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs Nebraska Farm to School Lead, Phone: (307) 321-9766
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

10/20/2014 Loup Basin Farmers and Ranchers connecting with Local School Cafeterias - Spalding Celebrates Farm to School Month

Sarah Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska Farm to School Lead, sarahs@cfra.org, Phone: (307) 321-9766
or Nancy Flock, Center for Rural Affairs, Farm to School Associate, nancyf@cfra.org, Phone: (308) 534-3508
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

10/17/2014 42nd Anniversary of the Clean Water Act - Center for Rural Affairs urges White House to finalize Waters of U.S. rule

John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 687- 2103 ext. 1010, or (563) 581-2867

10/14/2014 Loup Basin Farmers and Ranchers connecting with Local School Cafeterias - Broken Bow Public School Celebrates Farm to School Month
Sarah Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska Farm to School Lead, sarahs@cfra.org, Phone: (307) 321-9766
or Nancy Flock, Center for Rural Affairs, Farm to School Associate, nancyf@cfra.org, Phone: (308) 534-3508
 
10/06/2014 Coal-to-Clean in Southeast Nebraska - Center for Rural Affairs applauds wind farm proposal for Hallam area
Virginia Meyer, virginiam@cfra.org, Phone: 402-687-2103 ext. 1014
Or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: 402-687-2103 ext. 1010
09/29/2014 Investing in Rural America’s Future

Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Cell: (563) 581-2867 Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

09/23/2014 October is Farm to School Month in Nebraska - Second annual Farm to School summit scheduled in Aurora

Sarah Smith, Center for Rural Affairs Nebraska Farm to School Lead, sarahs@cfra.org, Phone: (307) 321-9766
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

09/11/2014 Governor proclaims October Farm to School Month in Nebraska

Sarah Smith, Center for Rural Affairs Nebraska Farm to School Lead, sarahs@cfra.org, Phone: (307) 321-9766

09/09/2014 White House stands up for Clean Water Rule

John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 687- 2103 ext. 1010, or (563) 581-2867

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