Economic and Community Development
Grant writing workshop
Six grant writing workshops are being offered in Indiana to help potential applicants understand, develop and submit their federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program.
The Street Where You Live: I Love this Town
If you've not heard Alicia Keys' soaring tribute to New York City, you need to. It's beautiful. It's a love song, really, a love song to her hometown. Keys, of course, isn't the first to write a song about a city. Not even the first one to sing about New York. Frank Sinatra told us if you could make it there, you could make it anywhere. He also had a soft spot for Chicago, crooning that it was his kinda town.
Illegal meth lab
A new Purdue Extension publication gives community leaders insight into the methamphetamine scourge so they can work to solve the problems it causes in Indiana, which leads the nation in meth lab raids.
How to Build a Simple Chair for Schools or Homes in Disadvantaged Areas of the World Using Local Res
Low-cost, durable, attractive chairs can be produced in any region of the world from locally available wood, wood residues, or semi-processed woody materials. This publication by Dr. Eva Haviarova and Dr. Carl Eckelman, describes the process for producing these durable chairs.