03/2017

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

To educate and engage grassroots farm and food groups and practitioners about federal agriculture policy.

Regional Food Systems

$50,000
03/2017

The Carrot Project

To develop a sustainable business assistance network across New England and New York State that promotes agriculture and local food systems and encourages food-related entrepreneurship.

Regional Food Systems

$20,000
03/2017

Fair Food Network

To: (1) accelerate the growth of food system businesses in the Northeast by providing them with direct business assistance; (2) leverage $500,000 in funding from the USDA to support needed business assistance in the region; and (3) help increase coordination and collaboration among regional business assistance organizations.

Regional Food Systems

$50,000
03/2017

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund

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

Regional Food Systems

$115,000
03/2017

Massachusetts Food System Collaborative

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

Regional Food Systems

$50,000
03/2017

University of New Hampshire Foundation

To enable the UNH Sustainability Institute’s Food Solutions New England network to undertake activities that address key leverage areas for strengthening the New England food system as identified through an extensive systems mapping process..

Regional Food Systems

$75,000
03/2017

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

To ensure that Maine farmers and food producers are able to increase production, particularly in Aroostook County, as demand increases for healthy, sustainable and organic food throughout the region.

Regional Food Systems

$60,000
12/2016

FoodCorps

To increase local food procurement at public schools in Connecticut.

Regional Food Systems

$30,000
12/2016

Land for Good

To lead and support multi-stakeholder efforts to advance specific farmland policies at the municipal, state, regional, and federal levels in collaboration with American Farmland Trust and Conservation Law Foundation.

Regional Food Systems

$45,000
12/2016

Land for Good

To improve farmland access, transfer, and tenure for beginning and established farmers through direct technical assistance, effective education and resources, and regional collaboration.

Regional Food Systems

$30,000