Sustainability Starts at Home-Building Regional Self Reliance through Agritourism

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1997: $9,580.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $9,160.00
Region: Southern
State: Kentucky
Principal Investigator:
Karen Armstrong-Cummings
Commodity Growers Cooperative

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: beans, carrots, celery, cucurbits, eggplant, greens (leafy), peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips
  • Additional Plants: trees, ornamentals


  • Crop Production: forestry
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: cooperatives, budgets/cost and returns, marketing management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, urban/rural integration, sustainability measures
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