Farming, Agriculture, and Resource Management for Sustainability (F.A.R.M.S.)

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1996: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $9,500.00
Region: Western
State: California
Principal Investigator:
Craig McNamara
Sierra Orchards

Annual Reports


  • Nuts: walnuts


  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, mentoring, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, study circle
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, public participation, urban/rural integration, community services, social capital, social networks, social psychological indicators, sustainability measures
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