CSA - Building a Future for Farming in the Northeast

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1997: $25,190.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Federal Funds: $2,000.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $33,460.00
Region: Northeast
State: Massachusetts
Project Leader:
Elizabeth Keen
Community Supported Agriculture of North America (CSANA)

Annual Reports


Not commodity specific


  • Animal Production: free-range, grazing - multispecies, pasture fertility, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, community-supported agriculture, agricultural finance, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, habitat enhancement, soil stabilization
  • Pest Management: flame, mulches - living, physical control, mulching - plastic, cultivation, prevention, row covers (for pests), mulching - vegetative, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, composting, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation, urban agriculture, urban/rural integration, analysis of personal/family life, social capital
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