In-Depth Training and Work Experience on a Community Supported Agriculture (C.S.A.) Farm

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1997: $4,400.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $4,766.00
Region: Western
State: Colorado
Principal Investigator:
Steve Carcaterra
Colorado State University Cooperative Extension

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, potatoes
  • Fruits: melons, apricots, berries (other), cherries, peaches, pears, plums
  • Vegetables: asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, cucurbits, garlic, greens (leafy), onions, parsnips, peas (culinary), sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs, ornamentals
  • Animals: poultry, sheep


  • Animal Production: herbal medicines, grazing - multispecies
  • Crop Production: agroforestry, cover crops, double cropping, intercropping, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers, application rate management
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, focus group, networking
  • Farm Business Management: community-supported agriculture, marketing management
  • Pest Management: prevention, row covers (for pests)
  • Production Systems: permaculture, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation, urban/rural integration, sustainability measures
    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.