rose-500Hayden-Smith has broad-ranging expertise and provides consulting for individuals; community-based and non-profit organizations; public-sector agencies; businesses, and others in the food and agricultural and non-profit sectors. She has particular specialties in community-based food and gardening projects; sustainable food systems; local and regional food systems; urban agriculture; higher education; and U.S. history/public history.

Areas of consulting include:

  • Career, educational and life coaching for individuals (teens and adults);
  • Strategic planning;
  • Campaign-specific planning for non-profits and public sector organizations;
  • Program development (including content planning for events, conferences and symposia);
  • Volunteer development and management;
  • Education and community outreach;
  • Writing (marketing and research);
  • Marketing and publicity; and
  • The effective use of social technologies (strategy, training and implementation).

Hayden-Smith has significant skills in facilitation, and provides services in this area.  She has facilitated events and dialog for large-scale national efforts, and also smaller group retreats for boards, key stakeholders, and community groups. Her facilitation style, valued by clients for its high-energy and engaged listening approach, has helped all scale of organizations conduct meaningful and open discussion, set goals, and chart work that moves them forward. References are available upon request.

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