Agriculture Training/Job Creation/Farmland Preservation Project

Organization:
New Life Community Development Corporation, Inc.
Amount:
$120,000.00
Program Area:
Community Assistance Initiative
County of Applicant:
Washington
Description:

The purpose of this grant is to assist New Life CDC with a pilot program to demonstrate the efficacy and profitability of growing fresh fruits and vegetables in high tunnel houses and on open range without the use of harmful chemicals or fertilizers. Eastern Organic Growers markets will coordinate production schedules with growers and serve as a distribution outlet for product grown by participants. This project will improve the quality of locally grown fruits and vegetables, benefit small farmers and landowners, and bring additional income into the county’s economy.

Contact:
Reverend Eddie E. McNair PO Box 386 Plymouth, North Carolina 27962 (252) 791-0095
Areas Served:
Washington

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