Farm to School Food Education Project

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1996: $33,319.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $37,765.00
Region: Northeast
State: Connecticut
Project Leader:
Elizabeth Wheeler
The Hartford Food System

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: potatoes
  • Fruits: apples, peaches, pears, plums, berries (strawberries), melons
  • Vegetables: beans, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, cucurbits, greens (leafy), onions, peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes


  • Education and Training: technical assistance, demonstration, participatory research
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities
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