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Project ID: M2012-13Abstract
The Dream to Farm: Micro-Farming program was created and extensive follow-up took place for a year afterwards. Participants were placed in three different categories: contributing, developing and not contributing to the local food system.Key Question: Could a continuing education program for aspiring local farmers increase contributions to the local food system?
Lead investigator: Matt Mancuso, Iowa Western Community College
Year of grant completion: 2013
This competitive grant project was part of the Leopold Center's Marketing Initiative.Topics: Human systems, demographics and beginning farmer programs