Supporting the Environment and Healthy Food for Latino Markets

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2007: $15,410.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2009
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:


  • Additional Plants: herbs


  • Crop Production: greenhouses
  • Production Systems: aquaponics, hydroponics
  • Soil Management: composting
  • Sustainable Communities: community development

    Proposal summary:

    Raising chemical-free produce and herbs outside and in a greenhouse, environmentally using hydroponics, aquaponics and experimental insect deterrent methods and red-urban composting. The market is our Latino community.

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