Congregationally Supported Agriculture

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $38,900.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:
Phillip Arnold
Center Chapter Sustainable Farming Assn

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: melons, apples, berries (other), berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), lentils, onions, peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: bees, bovine, poultry, goats, rabbits, swine, sheep
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: free-range, homeopathy, grazing - multispecies, pasture fertility, probiotics, grazing - rotational, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: networking
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, cooperatives, marketing management, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Sustainable Communities: urban/rural integration
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.