Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2020: $27,000.00
Projected End Date: 01/31/2022
Grant Recipient: Pat & Rachel's Gardens
Region: North Central
Dr. James Leek
Pat & Rachel's Gardens
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 "Market Allergy-Friendly Food Using Local Vegetables, Fruit, Proteins, and Value-added Products to Increase Small Farm Sales"