Project Category: Strategic Planning and Communications

Pierce County Agriculture Strategic Plan

Barney & Worth assisted Pierce County, Washington with a project designed to better understand and boost the agriculture industry’s competitiveness. Barney & Worth managed the project, evaluated land use planning / zoning impacts on the ag sector, led community outreach … Continue Reading

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Oregon Forest Resources Institute: Telling the Story of Oregon’s Forests

The Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Forest Resources Institute (OFRI) in 1991 to improve public understanding of the state’s forest resources and to encourage environmentally sound forest management through training and other educational programs for forest landowners. Barney & Worth … Continue Reading

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Oregon Agricultural Development and Marketing Division: Strategic Communications Plan for Specialty Crops

Potential buyers of Oregon’s specialty crops need comprehensive and up-to-date information: what’s available, when it is ready, sources. Often, buyers look to the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) as a primary resource, so the department must be prepared with communications … Continue Reading

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Yamhill County Agri-Business Economic and Community Development Plan

Yamhill County undertook a groundbreaking research project – in partnership with leaders from ten communities and state agencies – to find ways that the local agriculture and tourism sectors can coexist and jointly contribute to the economy.  The County’s agriculture … Continue Reading

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Portland Farmers Market/Direct-Market Economic Analysis

The City of Portland, in collaboration with local market leaders, sought answers to the most pressing questions about the forces of supply and demand that will shape the future of the city’s farmers markets. The Barney & Worth team was … Continue Reading

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WIRED – Worksystems, Inc. and OCCWD

Barney & Worth provided communications and program planning services to support the Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development (OCCWD) and Worksystems, Inc. – administrators of a three-year federal grant. The U.S. Department of Labor’s WIRED (Workforce Innovation in … Continue Reading

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SEDCOR – Regional Economic Profile and Strategic Assessment

Barney & Worth served on the consultant team to prepare a comprehensive regional economic profile and strategic assessment for the tri-county region of Marion, Polk and Yamhill Counties in Oregon. Conducted under the auspices of the Strategic Economic Development Corporation … Continue Reading

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