Developing Effective Methods to Assess the Impact of Community Food Security Programs on Purchases of Local Farm Produce in Three Southern Communities

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1999: $20,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Region: Southern
State: Florida
Principal Investigator:
Ellen Huntley
Florida Organic Growers

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, peanuts, potatoes, sugarcane
  • Fruits: berries (other), grapes, melons, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: sweet potatoes, artichokes, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), peppers, rutabagas, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Miscellaneous: mushrooms


  • Farm Business Management: economic/marketing
  • Sustainable Communities: community services
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.