Strengthening Farms on the Edge: Developing Rural/Urban Partnerships

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $29,450.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $16,950.00
Region: North Central
State: Ohio
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: melons
  • Vegetables: asparagus, beans, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), onions, peas (culinary), peppers, rutabagas, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, goats, sheep
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, focus group
  • Farm Business Management: community-supported agriculture, cooperatives, budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, feasibility study, market study, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: infrastructure analysis, new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, urban agriculture, urban/rural integration, social networks
    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.