Mill Race Center Farmers Market Community Supported Agriculture Outreach Program

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2002: $12,800.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
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  • Fruits: apples, berries (other), cherries, melons, peaches, pears, plums, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: sweet potatoes, asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), onions, peas (culinary), peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: bees, bovine, poultry, swine
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Crop Production: multiple cropping, application rate management
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, networking
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, community-supported agriculture, marketing management, feasibility study, market study, whole farm planning
  • Production Systems: holistic management, permaculture
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, public participation, urban/rural integration, community services, social capital, social networks, social psychological indicators, sustainability measures, community development
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