Appalachian Grown: Toward Regional Community-based Food Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2003: $154,030.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2007
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Charlie Jackson
Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project

Annual Reports


  • Additional Plants: trees
  • Animal Products: dairy, meat


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, community-supported agriculture, marketing management, feasibility study, agricultural finance, market study, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: infrastructure analysis, new business opportunities, urban/rural integration
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