North Central SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product
Innovative Field to Market Washer
Indiana farmer Kevin Cooley designed and built a low-tech washer that successfully rinses produce, reduces labor needs and water use, and increases farm productivity and profitability. Cooley found that when using this machine, less time was necessary to wash produce and that other tasks could be completed simultaneously. The washer design plans were carefully sketched out by Cooley after several prototypes and trials altered the design plans.
Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) FNC05-568, Innovative Field to Market Processes for Small Produce Farms.
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Project products are developed as part of SARE grants. They are made available with support from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed within project products do not necessarily reflect the view of the SARE program or the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.