Video: Making Value-added Products on Small Farms to Reduce Waste and Add to the Bottom Line

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
State: Kansas
Project Coordinator:
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.
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