Processing Champlain Valley apples.

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2000: $2,346.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $2,950.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:


  • Fruits: apples, general tree fruits


  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: cooperatives, marketing management, market study

    Proposal summary:

    This education project will offer training in apple processing, regulatory compliance, and cooperative marketing as a way of boosting rural employment. The training will include kitchen certification, canning, labeling, insurance, and recipe certification. The goal is to establish home kitchens, train apple processors, and expand markets for processed apple products.

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