Integration of sustainable agriculture into the school curriculum.

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2000: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $7,673.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Laura Moul
Phillies Bridge Farm


  • Agronomic: soybeans, sunflower
  • Fruits: melons, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), onions, parsnips, peas (culinary), peppers, rutabagas, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs, ornamentals
  • Animals: bees, poultry, goats


  • Crop Production: cover crops, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: general education and training
  • Farm Business Management: community-supported agriculture
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, hedgerows, wildlife
  • Pest Management: biological control, cultural control, prevention, row covers (for pests)
  • Soil Management: earthworms, composting, organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation, social networks
    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.