Make Molasses From Cane


Project Coordinator: Ricky Hedgepeth
Production:Molasses, Cash crops, Educational
Location: Eure, Gates County, NC
 
Hedgepeth is teaching high school students about the process of growing and making molasses/sorghum, a natural sweetener. He is buying equipment for harvesting the cane and anticipates that farmers with interest in growing sorghum will form a co-operative.
 


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