Traveling Food Processing/Educational Trailer

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $41,138.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $45,940.00
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Project Coordinator:
Susan Houghton
Michigan Organic Food and Farm Alliance

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, potatoes, soybeans, wheat
  • Fruits: apples, grapes, peaches, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: beans, cabbages, carrots, cucurbits, eggplant, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, goats, swine
  • Animal Products: dairy
  • Miscellaneous: mushrooms


  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, farmer to farmer, networking
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, cooperatives, budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, feasibility study, agricultural finance, market study, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities
    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.