Community partnering, education, and marketing.

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2000: $5,620.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $6,065.00
Region: Northeast
State: New Hampshire
Project Leader:
Tom Earle
RR 1 Box 27


  • Agronomic: oats, potatoes, sunflower
  • Fruits: melons, berries (other)
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), lentils, onions, parsnips, peas (culinary), peppers, rutabagas, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs, ornamentals
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, swine, sheep


  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, mentoring, on-farm/ranch research, study circle
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, budgets/cost and returns, community-supported agriculture, cooperatives, marketing management
  • Soil Management: soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, community services, employment opportunities, social capital, social networks, sustainability measures
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