KRC News Releases About the Project
GPLOF Project Info A one-page sheet about our project (June 2009)
Articles in Newspapers & Newsletters
“Japan for Sustainability Email Newsletter #85, September 30, 2009. Series on: “Initiatives and Achievements of Local Governments in Japan” (No. 26): Building Sustainable Communities for the 30th Century — The Story of Ogawa, Japan’s “Organic Town” (this article discusses our GPLOF exchange project).
KRC Rural Papers, Rural Papers #231 (June-July 2009). See pages 8-9 for an article by Dan Nagengast on his impressions of his visit to Japan, “Global Partners for Local Organic Foods — First Exchanges.”
“Sustainability Spotlight: US–Japanese exchange focuses on organic agriculture.” The Oread (University of Kansas publication, July 13, 2009).
“Lawrence, Japan exchange ideas on organic business,” by Derek Zarda. University Daily Kansas (University of Kansas student newspaper), published on Thu., June 25, 2009.
“Crossing borders: Organic growers exchange ideas and locales,” by Rowena Plett. Hillsboro (Kansas) Star-Journal, Wednesday July 8, 2009.
Lawrence Journal-World newspaper articles
Sunday June 21, 2009, article on Kansas team trip to Japan “Local movement, global foods: Exchange program with Japanese reveals new techniques in organic gardening”
Wednesday June 24, 2009, first of what will be several articles on Japanese group visit to Kansas “Market to market: Exchange program brings Japanese farmers to Lawrence”
Sunday June 28, 2009, “Japanese visitors cook up tributes to sustainable agriculture”