Developing the Upper Mississippi River Valley's Untapped Resource- Organic Maple Syrup

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2004: $13,800.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2008
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $16,100.00
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
Project Coordinator:
Eric Meyer
Organic Maple Cooperative

Annual Reports


  • Additional Plants: trees


  • Crop Production: agroforestry
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, mentoring, participatory research, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: cooperatives, e-commerce, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: carbon sequestration, biodiversity, habitat enhancement, soil stabilization, wildlife
  • Production Systems: holistic management, organic agriculture, permaculture
  • Sustainable Communities: local and regional food systems, new business opportunities, social capital, sustainability measures
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