Harvest Home Organics.

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2000: $3,328.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:


  • Agronomic: corn, oats, potatoes, sunflower, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: berries (other)
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucurbits, garlic, greens (leafy), onions, parsnips, peas (culinary), peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs, ornamentals
  • Animals: bees


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: cover crops, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, community-supported agriculture, marketing management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Pest Management: botanical pesticides, row covers (for pests), smother crops, mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, public participation, sustainability measures

    Proposal summary:

    This is a community-supported agriculture project in startup, and the applicant will reach out to the community to build a membership base, offer on-farm demonstrations, and host lectures, discussions, and other educational events to spark interest in organic production and the CSA model.

    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.