Increasing Small Farm Profits with American Chestnut Production and Silvopasture

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2002: $4,766.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: Northeast
State: Connecticut
Project Leader:
Elisa Santee
Foxfire Farm

Annual Reports


  • Nuts: general nuts
  • Animals: sheep
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: grazing - multispecies, pasture renovation, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, marketing management
  • Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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