*CA Department of Public Health California is responding to the spread of a respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Cases of COVID-19 are also being reported internationally and in the United States. See full page here.
Read from Camoin Associates Interesting Food Trends Developing & Tactics Communities Can Take to Support Food Innovation
*From Camoin Associates Where and what consumers eat is changing, and this is driving innovation in the retail food industry. Below we’ve compiled some of the interesting food trends we have seen in our work and experienced firsthand, followed by tactics that communities can take to support and encourage food innovation. Read full article here.
*Provided by the USDA Rural Development The Distance Learning and Telemedicine program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. For example, this program can link teachers and medical service providers in one area to students [...]
*Provided by Smart Incentives Click here for the Smart Incentives Roadmap
What does this program do? This program is designed to provide technical assistance and training for small rural businesses. Small means that the business has fewer than 50 new workers and less than $1 million in gross revenue. What is an eligible area? Rural Business Development Grant money must be used for projects that [...]