Kids Get the Skinny on Whole Grains

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2006: $18,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2008
Region: North Central
State: North Dakota
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: wheat


  • Farm Business Management: market study, marketing management

    Proposal summary:

    This project is to address childhood obesity by developing acceptance of whole grain products through experiential learning, child-friendly marketing and colorful packaging. The goal is to create a niche market for our white wheat products for sustainability and profit for our family farms and healthier kids in our region.

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