Forest Meets Farm: Profitable New Crops for Small Farms in Forested Ohio

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2001: $47,743.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Federal Funds: $15,000.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $84,624.00
Region: North Central
State: Ohio
Project Coordinator:
Scott Bagley
Rural Action, Inc.

Annual Reports


  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Miscellaneous: mushrooms


  • Crop Production: agroforestry, forestry
  • Education and Training: demonstration, networking, workshop, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, habitat enhancement
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, employment opportunities, social capital
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.