Multi-Cultural Farmer Mentors

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $99,880.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:
Thomas Guthrie, Jr.
Michigan Integrated Food and Farming Systems

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, soybeans, wheat
  • Fruits: melons, apples, berries (other), cherries, peaches, pears, plums, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: beans, cabbages, cucurbits, greens (leafy), peppers, tomatoes, turnips
  • Animals: bovine, swine


  • Education and Training: technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, social networks, sustainability measures
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