Sustaining Farming on the Urban Fringe

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Sustaining Farming on the Urban Fringe provides practical insights for farmers, communities, and policy makers looking to maintain thriving, healthy, durable farms in New Jersey's densely packed urban fringe.

Topics include: On-farm research innovations; addressing small, part-time, first-generation farmers; increasing community understanding and decreasing conflicts; balancing agricultural policies; reducing inputs; increasing sales and profits; training farmers and allied supporters; improving farm family quality of life; and more.

Supported by grants from Northeast Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Program. Visit nesare.org.


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences