06/2016

Food Connects

To increase source-identified local food sales to institutions by identifying and overcoming logistical, technological, and market barriers via a pilot partnership among four small-scale food hubs surrounding Brattleboro, Vermont.

Regional Food Systems

$25,000
06/2016

Red Tomato

To build on current institutional sales, seek out new accounts, and begin to develop a “cross dock” distribution model that has the capacity to combine the benefits of direct delivery with the efficiencies of broadline distribution.

Regional Food Systems

$60,000
06/2016

New Hampshire Community Loan Fund

To facilitate local food purchases at hospitals, retailers, and other large customers through lending and financial training programs.

Regional Food Systems

$40,000
06/2016

University of New Hampshire Foundation

To develop a systemic strategy and action plan for the New Hampshire Food Alliance Viability Initiative.

Regional Food Systems

$50,000
06/2016

Real Food Challenge

To support “Get Real, New England!”, which assists college and university students in their efforts to increase the purchases of regional, sustainable food products at their institutions.

Regional Food Systems

$65,000
06/2016

Farm to Institution New England

To increase the share of the region’s institutional market served by New England farms and food producers by facilitating regional coordination along the institutional value chain among producers, food hubs, midscale processors, traditional and new distribution channels, procurement officials, and institutional and governmental decisionmakers.

Regional Food Systems

$200,000
03/2016

Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont

To build momentum for institutional local and regional food purchasing in Vermont and around New England.

Regional Food Systems

$70,000
03/2016

Maine Food Strategy

To identify shared goals and objectives that build a healthier, more sustainable food system for all Maine residents.

Regional Food Systems

$25,000
03/2016

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund

To foster greater coordination and collaboration among organizations across Vermont that are working to achieve the 25 goals of Vermont’s Farm to Plate Strategic Plan by 2020.

Regional Food Systems

$100,000
03/2016

Massachusetts Food System Collaborative

To build policymaker and public support for the Massachusetts Food System Plan’s goals and recommendations; make progress on specific recommendations; and grow the statewide network of engaged and connected food system stakeholders.

Regional Food Systems

$40,000