Eat Your Peas! Enterpreneurial Farming and Nutrition Training for youth in Urban KC, KS

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2008: $6,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2010
Region: North Central
State: Kansas
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: broccoli, cabbages, cauliflower, greens (leafy), peas (culinary)


  • Education and Training: youth education
  • Farm Business Management: market study
  • Sustainable Communities: urban agriculture

    Proposal summary:

    Entrepreneurial farming skills and training for youth in the northeast area of KC, KS, to create a youth growing cooperative and a youth only run farmers market. Instruction on nutrition and healthy lifestyle through urban small scale farming to be incorporated.

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