The Green House Project: Sustainable Agriculture in Urban Areas

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1999: $122,315.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $266,891.00
Region: Northeast
State: New Jersey
Project Leader:
Ralph Coolman
Rutgers University

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: berries (other), melons
  • Vegetables: cucurbits, eggplant, onions, peppers, tomatoes
  • Additional Plants: herbs


  • Education and Training: demonstration
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, feasibility study
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation, urban agriculture, urban/rural integration, community development
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