Strengthening Rural Communities Through Direct Marketing

Project Overview

Project Type: Sustainable Community Innovation
Funds awarded in 2003: $9,941.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Gerry Alfano
Park and Recreation-Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
Susan Andreatta
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Annual Reports


Not commodity specific


  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: community-supported agriculture, marketing management, market study
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, public participation, urban agriculture, urban/rural integration, analysis of personal/family life, community services, employment opportunities, social networks, sustainability measures, community development
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