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Alabama Beginning Farms

Program Marketing and Evaluation System

This web page provides access to basic project information, Logic Models, and our evaluation system. Also available are links to news releases and impact stories. For any further BFRD project related query, please contact Ayanava (Dr. A) at bugdoctor@auburn.edu or call 251-331-8416.

BFRD Project Outcomes and Impacts (Video Report 2018)

This video provides a brief overview of major project outcomes and impacts based on numerous evaluation surveys in various formats along with grower testimonials. Past videos (see below) provide additional testimonials.

Beginning Farmer Resources Overview (Video Report 2018)

This video provides a summary of all beginning farmer project resources that have been developed since 2015. This website was one of the first collaborative resources developed for beginning farmers.

BFRD Outcomes and Impacts (Video Report 2015-2016)

This video summarizes activities and outcomes from the first year of BFRD grant. This video includes several farmer testimonials. Please contact Dr. A for additional project evaluation information.

BFRD Project Introduction Video (2015)

This introductory video is about the newly developed Alabama Beginning Farms project that will provide technical training and individual support to new producers of specialty crops.

Stakeholder Meetings

  • December 13, 2017: On-line video conference. Click here for meeting minutes.
  • February 9, 2016: Meeting in Montgomery, AL. Click for flyer. Click here for meeting minutes.

BFRD Project Reports

News Releases (ACES and various other sources):

Marketing Materials:

Project Evaluations and Impacts: