Pedal-Powered Tillage for a Small Community-Supported Farm (CSA)

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1996: $2,400.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $4,100.00
Region: Northeast
State: Connecticut
Project Leader:
Megan Haney
Mad Mares Farm


  • Agronomic: general silage crops


  • Production Systems: general crop production

    Proposal summary:

    Megan Haney, will work with other farmers to design and construct a pedal-powered traction system for tilling raised beds at a community farm. This goal is to offer an alternative, affordable tillage system for small-scale farmers

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