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Meet the Savings Incentive Program Class of 2018!

Kelly Clime
Dallas Center, IA

Kelly started Hoof Beet Farm in 2016 near Dallas Center. Her first year, she grew vegetables and culinary herbs for nine CSA members and raised 75 broiler chickens. In 2017, Kelly plans to expand both the CSA and broiler enterprises, and to add laying hens to her product mix.

Kelly has a background using draft animals for power and hopes to use her draft pony to work the garden soil. She applied to the Savings Incentive Program to refine her business plan, and to use the mentorship to refine her goals and priorities. Kelly plans to use her savings match for new draft equipment or to upgrade her washing and packing facilities.

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