Value-Added Multi-Purpose Processing Establishment using Renewable Energy Sources as a Centerpiece to a Sustainable Educational Farm

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$78,705.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
2010-02117
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
THIS OLD FARM
7206 N 950 E, Darlington, IN, 47940
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
946113110
Principal Investigator:
Erick Smith
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(765) 436-2186
thisoldfarm@frontiernet.net
Business Contact:
Jessica Smith
President
(765) 324-2161
thisoldfarm@frontiernet.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Problem: Small farms have limited poultry and small ruminant processing facility choices in Indiana; while most facilities serving this function utilize standard construction methods, facilities utilizing alternative and renewable energy systems are nonexistent. Question: Can a facility be designed that utilizes alternative energy technologies that result in a net energy savings Purpose: The purpose of this study is to design a multi-use processing facility that utilize alternative and renewable energy technologies and alternative building techniques that will abide by all local building and health codes.

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