Purple Sweet Potato Products Project

Year Funded

2007

Amount

$26,179.00

Project is a collaborative effort between Creative Food Ventures, Stokes CORE, and Saura Pride Sweet Potato Company to support current and former tobacco growers through harvest, transportation, and washing Stokes County purple sweet potatoes. Infrastructure improvements will help prepare sweet potatoes for processing into puree to make value added products.

Carol Coulter
Creative Food Ventures/Ashe County Partnership for Children 626 Ashe Central School Road, Unit 1 Jefferson, NC 28640