Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2019: $27,000.00
Projected End Date: 02/28/2021
Grant Recipient: Pat & Rachel's Gardens
Region: North Central
Dr. James Leek
Pat & Rachels Gardens LLC
Jim Leek received SARE support to experiment with value-added products in Olathe, Kansas. He reports that value-added products have accounted for 35% of sales during the summer and 50-60% of sales during the leaner months. This video is Leek’s SARE Farmers Forum presentation at the 2021 Great Plains Growers Conference.
This product is associated with the project "Research, Create, and Market Allergy-Friendly Food for Institutions Using Local Vegetables, Fruit, Proteins and Value-added Products to Increase Small Farm Sales"
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