Farm City Market Basket (FCMB)

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2001: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $6,737.00
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
Project Coordinator:
Will Allen
Growing Power, Inc.

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: potatoes
  • Fruits: apples, bananas, figs, citrus, grapes, melons, pears
  • Vegetables: sweet potatoes, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), onions, parsnips, peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips
  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: bees, poultry


  • Animal Production: grazing - continuous, free-range
  • Crop Production: organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, networking
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, marketing management, risk management, value added, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Pest Management: biological control, compost extracts, prevention
  • Soil Management: composting, earthworms, organic matter, soil analysis
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, urban agriculture, urban/rural integration, community services, 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.