Case Studies

Case Studies

Case Studies

A Pilot Study of Halal Goat Meat Consumption in Atlanta, Georgia

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

A pilot study conducted by Fort Valley State University that examines the consumption patterns of goat meat among ethnic groups in metropolitan Atlanta, GA.

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Bull Run Creek Watershed Restoration Action Plan

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

A study of best water management practices. This plan identifies a suite of essential projects needed to improve aquatic habitat in the Bull Run Creek watershed.

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Community-Based Food System Assessment and Planning

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

This guide was created to help communities conduct their own food system assessment and provide them with guidance on planning the development of a local food system.

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Economic Analysis of Commercial Aquaponic Production Systems

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

Three case studies of aquaponic production systems in Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands that show commercial aquaponics systems can be economically viable options for producers.

Poster: Immunologic Function of Historic vs. Commercial Turkey Breeds

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

This poster outlines the results of a study that compared the immunologic function of historic and commercial turkey breeds.

Case Study: Kentucky Mobile Poultry Processing Unit

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

A case study and accompanying video of Kentucky's Mobile Poultry Processing Unit.

Mount Pleasant Local Food and Farm Assessment

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

An assessment of the needs and opportunities associated with developing a regional food system. 

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Pastured Poultry

A Heifer Project International Case Study

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

A guide, developed by NCAT and Heifer Project International, for integrating pastured poultry into farming systems.

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Poultry Litter Marketing and Utilization Project

Creating Market Demand to Link and Resolve Two Environmental Problems

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

A case study by Winrock International that helped to create a market in Arkansas for poultry litter.

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Southern Futures: Opportunities of sustainable agricultural systems

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

A State of the South report assessing the state of grassroots agricultural research and education priorities across the Southern region. According to the results, lack of marketing alternatives is the key constraint to more sustainable agricultural systems in the Southern U.S. The best opportunity for removing this constraint is the creation of locally owned, value-added enterprises through reformed research, education and public policy systems.

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The Montgomery County Farm to Community Planning Project

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

A food system assessment developed by the Friends of the Farmers Market in Montgomery County in Virginia to identify opportunities to foster growth in local agriculture in ways that are inclusive to the low-income population.

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Case Studies: Training the Trainers in Community-Based Food Systems

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

These case studies highlight the project planning and development of 12 county-based teams trained to assist in the development of community-based food systems in North Carolina. 

Young Scholar Enhancement Grant Poster: Short Life in Sustainability

Type: Southern SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product

A poster developed by Young Scholar Enhancement Grant recipient Tyler Higgins in 2013 as supplemental research to integrating poultry with pasture livestock species and agroforestry production practices.

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