Taylor Community Supported Agriculture Project

Project Overview

Project Type: Sustainable Community Innovation
Funds awarded in 2003: $10,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: Southern
State: Alabama
Principal Investigator:
Evelyn Williams
The United Christian Community Association, Inc.


  • Fruits: berries (other), peaches
  • Vegetables: beans, cabbages, cucurbits, eggplant, greens (leafy), onions, peas (culinary), peppers, tomatoes, turnips
  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: poultry, goats, rabbits, swine


  • Animal Production: preventive practices, grazing - rotational, housing
  • Crop Production: multiple cropping, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, community-supported agriculture, marketing management, value added
  • Pest Management: mulching - plastic
  • Soil Management: organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, urban/rural integration, community services, employment opportunities, sustainability measures, community development
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