Risk Management Training and Market Development for Limited Resource Farmers

Organization:
Operation Spring Plant, Inc.
Amount:
$75,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Granville
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to provide a second year of funding to Operation Spring Plant to support training programs in risk management and market development for limited resource farmers in Region K and eastern North Carolina. Programs will assist farmers in 4 key areas: expand market opportunities for farmers who have transitioned into alternative agricultural crops; reduce farmer input costs through group purchasing and share use of equipment; develop business skills for farm producers; and, increase on-farm job opportunities.

Contact:
Ms. Dorothy Barker PO Box 1759 Oxford, North Carolina 27565 252-431-5568
Areas Served:
Beaufort, Person, Warren, Vance, Pitt, Edgecombe, Duplin, Sampson, Halifax, Hyde, Martin, Washington, Franklin, Granville

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