Local Food System Development - Distribution

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $32,650.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $60,000.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Marcie Gardner
Community Agriculture of Columbia County

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: apples, apricots, berries (other), cherries, peaches, pears, plums, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: artichokes, beans, beets, carrots, greens (leafy), onions
  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, goats, sheep
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Farm Business Management: economic/marketing
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, public participation, urban/rural integration, social networks
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