12/2017

CommonWealth Kitchen

To develop year-round custom product manufacturing services for the institutional market as a means for establishing an economically-viable supply chain for farmers in New England.

Regional Food Systems

$75,000
12/2017

Massachusetts Farm to School

To educate critical farm to school decisionmakers about the need for stronger policies and programs to increase local foods procurement by Massachusetts schools.

Regional Food Systems

$25,000
12/2017

Land for Good

To work with American Farmland Trust and Conservation Law Foundation to engage and educate policymakers and support stakeholder efforts to advance public policy actions around farmland access and farm transfer in New England.

Regional Food Systems

$25,000
12/2017

Land for Good

To provide technical assistance and educational resources to farmers and farmland owners in order to improve farmland access, transfer, and tenure for beginning and established farmers in New England.

Regional Food Systems

$30,000
12/2017

Migrant Justice

To implement the Milk with Dignity Program in Ben & Jerry’s supply chain.

Regional Food Systems

$50,000
12/2017

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

To  develop a feasibility study of the interest of new American farm workers to organize farm labor pools to address the increasing shortage of available skilled agricultural labor in New England.

Regional Food Systems

$25,000
12/2017

Cooperative Development Institute

To support new American farmers in Maine and the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts and Connecticut to generate greater economic security for themselves, healthy food for local communities, and models for cooperative farm business development for the region’s farmers.

Regional Food Systems

$25,000
12/2017

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

To advance policies supporting sustainable agriculture and food systems in the Northeast, and support food systems practitioners in being more effective policy advocates.

Regional Food Systems

$25,000
09/2017

Red Tomato

To grow and diversify its produce sales to institutions and to promote greater procurement of regionally-produced foods by colleges, regional supply chain facilitators, and corporate purchasers.

Regional Food Systems

$60,000
09/2017

Health Care Without Harm

To participate in creating a sustainable New England food system that supports community health and the region’s farming economy, by increasing the amount of local food being purchased by health care facilities.

Regional Food Systems

$100,000