Farmers Growing the Market with TFA-Approved

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2000: $100,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $190,514.00
Region: Western
State: Oregon
Principal Investigator:
Deborah J. Kane
The Food Alliance


  • Agronomic: peanuts, potatoes
  • Fruits: melons, apples, berries (other), berries (cranberries), cherries, peaches, pears, berries (strawberries)
  • Nuts: hazelnuts
  • Vegetables: artichokes, asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), onions, parsnips, peppers, rutabagas, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: bovine
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, networking, participatory research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, marketing management, feasibility study, market study, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, urban agriculture, urban/rural integration
    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.