Growing with the Community: A Hands-on Training Design for Agricultural Educators, Farmers and Community Leaders

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2001: $49,735.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: Southern
State: Florida
Principal Investigator:
Ellen Huntley
Florida Organic Growers

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: berries (other), figs, grapes, citrus, peaches, berries (strawberries), melons
  • Nuts: pecans
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), onions, parsnips, peas (culinary), peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: native plants


  • Crop Production: cover crops, municipal wastes, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: networking
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: wildlife
  • Pest Management: cultural control, mulches - living, mulching - vegetative
  • Soil Management: earthworms, green manures, soil analysis, organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: urban agriculture, community services, employment opportunities, social networks, sustainability measures, 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.