Great Circle FAr, CSA/Permaculture Demonstration Site

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1997: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: potatoes, rye, sunflower
  • Fruits: apples, apricots, berries (other), cherries, melons, peaches, pears, plums, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: sweet potatoes, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucurbits, eggplant, greens (leafy), onions, peas (culinary), peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs, ornamentals


  • Crop Production: intercropping, conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, demonstration, display, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, community-supported agriculture, marketing management, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, habitat enhancement
  • Pest Management: prevention, trap crops, mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, permaculture
  • Soil Management: soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, public participation, urban agriculture, community services, social networks, sustainability measures
    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.