Creating a Local Fair Trade Label

Project Overview

Project Type: Sustainable Community Innovation
Funds awarded in 2011: $14,956.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2013
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Nancy Apolito
Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York, Inc.

Annual Reports


Not commodity specific


  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, focus group, mentoring, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, workshop, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, community-supported agriculture, budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, feasibility study, agricultural finance, market study
  • Production Systems: holistic management, organic agriculture
  • Sustainable Communities: local and regional food systems, new business opportunities, public participation, public policy, analysis of personal/family life, social networks, sustainability measures
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