Developing Direct Marketing and Educational Campaigns to Promote Locally Grown Products to Consumers

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2006: $18,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2009
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: flax, potatoes, sugarbeets, sunflower
  • Fruits: melons, apples, berries (other), cherries, peaches, pears, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: sweet potatoes, asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, garlic, greens (leafy), onions, peas (culinary), peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs, native plants, ornamentals, trees
  • Animals: bees, bovine, poultry, swine, sheep
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Education and Training: display, farmer to farmer, mentoring, networking
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures

    Proposal summary:

    Provide efficient methods in which to market locally produced products to consumers in the Handock County Indiana area through enhanced education, networking and distribution.

    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.