Marketing Sustainable and/or Organic Products in Small Metro Areas

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $41,355.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $14,235.00
Region: North Central
State: North Dakota
Project Coordinator:
David Watt
Dept of Agricultural Economics, North Dakota State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: potatoes
  • Fruits: melons, berries (other), berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), onions, peas (culinary), peppers, rutabagas, sweet corn, tomatoes, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, swine


  • Education and Training: demonstration, networking
  • Farm Business Management: community-supported agriculture, cooperatives, marketing management, market study
  • Sustainable Communities: social networks
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