Mentoring Program

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1995: $5,400.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Kay Magilavy
The Heron's Garden, Inc.

Annual Reports


Not commodity specific


  • Education and Training: general education and training

    Proposal summary:

    Kay Magilavy with nine New York producers will establish a farmer-to-farmer mentoring program to assist in the start-up of organic operations. The advisory service will help with new- and transitioning farmers as they create a farm plan and during the first growing season.

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