To help farmers in the Philadelphia area learn about various winter storage options, the nonprofit Fair Food conducted site visits of well-established winter storage operations in Pennsylvania, Vermont and Quebec. Project participants also created a collection of existing resources on winter storage, including construction case studies and detailed information about individual vegetables’ storage needs.
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- Addressing seasonality barriers in farm-to-college initiatives with winter storage vegetables (CNE08-043)
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