Sustainable Agriculture in Northeast Communities: New Roles, New Skills for Agricultural Educators

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1995: $121,732.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $57,244.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Thomas Lyson
Department of Rural Sociology

Annual Reports

Information Products


Not commodity specific


  • Education and Training: technical assistance, decision support system, extension, focus group, mentoring, networking, participatory research, study circle
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, cooperatives, community-supported agriculture, marketing management, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: infrastructure analysis, new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, urban agriculture, urban/rural integration, community services, social capital, social networks, community development
    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.