Developing Tools to help Establish Successful Farms - EPA Farm Business Planning Tool

Screen Shot 2015-01-03 at 5.23.59 PMIn working to create sustainable communities in distressed areas, we are developing tools to help communities design and build their own farms. In communities like Toledo, Ohio, National City, Ca, and Bridgeport, CT, new solutions to food deserts and poverty are being implemented. An example of our work is the Urban Farm Business Tool here.

Pax In Terra
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Pax in Terra’s mission is to promote the dignity of the human person through the development of sustainable communities. Our goals are to foster resilient, healthy communities by helping people achieve self-sufficiency and adapt to the impacts of global climate change and other environmental challenges through creating a voluntary network of technical experts in sustainable development that support projects based on health and community in the United States and around the world, by providing monetary and other resources for the revitalization of these communities, and by creating educational forums where best practices could be communicated and shared with communities, nonprofit organizations and governmental entities.