Monday, June 06, 2011

REAP-Canada awarded grant by Stoneyfield's Profit for the Planet:

REAP-Canada was recently amongst only five 2011 grant recipients of Stonyfield Organic "Profit for the Planet" Initiative with our project "Native Perennial Grasses: New Crops for Organic Farming in the Northeast". For this project, REAP will develop six new lines of switchgrass and big bluestem with improved adaptability and seedling vigour and promote it's use as both an organic animal bedding and for commercial energy applications like greenhouse heating. To read Stonyfield's press release, click here.


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