Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2012: $7,413.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2013
Region: North Central
LIFE- Levi's Indigenous Fruit Enterprises
Not commodity specific
- Education and Training: farmer to farmer
- Production Systems: integrated crop and livestock systems
A rainwater harvest system will be used to irrigate organic vegetables.
Project objectives from proposal:
Goal 1: Rainwater Harvester project will pay for itself in savings accumulated during ten years.
Goal 2: Rainwater Harvester project will improve the public’s identification with the farm as using sustainable practices which will result in increased sales of organic vegetables.
Goal 3: Rainwater Harvester will lead to the public feeling increasingly interconnected with nature’s systems and the development of holistic thinking about the positive impact of humans farming sustainably.
Goal 4: Rainwater Harvester systems will become better understood by the public.
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