Commercial Small-Scale Food Processing in New York: Value-Adding For Sustainable Agriculture

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1995: $63,881.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $15,734.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Gilbert Gillespie
Cornell Univ., Dept of Rural Sociology, Farming Alt. Program

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: bees, bovine, poultry, fish, ratite, shellfish
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Education and Training: decision support system, mentoring, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, cooperatives, marketing management, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, employment opportunities, social capital, social networks, community development
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