Saving our Seed: A program to train farmers

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2003: $204,500.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Region: Southern
State: Virginia
Principal Investigator:
Tony Kleese
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
Brian Cricket Rakita
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: beans, cabbages, cucurbits, peppers, tomatoes


  • Crop Production: seed saving
  • Education and Training: networking, workshop
  • Production Systems: organic agriculture
  • Sustainable Communities: infrastructure analysis
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