09/2018

Real Food Challenge

To demand that the three largest food service management companies (Sodexo, Aramark, and Compass Group) shift to a purchasing system that is oriented toward “real food” and phase out corporate kickbacks.

Regional Food Systems

$85,000
09/2018

Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont

To explore how to help Vermont and New England farmers and food producers enter the wholesale market.

Regional Food Systems

$40,000
09/2018

Red Tomato

To grow and diversify sales to institutions and engage in Northeast efforts to increase engagement with individual campuses, regional supply chain facilitators, and corporate purchasers.

Regional Food Systems

$50,000
09/2018

Health Care Without Harm

To harness the assets of health care facilities and allied institutions to identify and invest in projects that develop a sustainable New England food system.

Regional Food Systems

$85,000
09/2018

American Farmland Trust

To create a multi-stakeholder coalition of farmland and clean energy groups to accelerate the expansion of solar facility siting while preserving New England’s most productive farm and forestland.

Regional Food Systems

$100,000
06/2018

New Hampshire Community Loan Fund

To work toward sustainability and systems change for farmers and food producers in New Hampshire by offering hands-on financial literacy training, expanding market channels, and connecting farms with agricultural financiers.

Regional Food Systems

$40,000
06/2018

Food Connects

To leverage existing food hub network relationships to increase local food purchases in the region and support the broader development of inter-hub relationships and knowledge sharing.

Regional Food Systems

$75,000
06/2018

Farm to Institution New England

To develop effective tools, resources, and policy recommendations to open institutional markets to regional farmers and food producers, particularly within higher education.

Regional Food Systems

$225,000
06/2018

Rhode Island Food Policy Council

To grow new local food supply chains for institutions in Rhode Island and to select, track, and communicate about progress toward key metrics outlined in the Rhode Island Food Strategy.

Regional Food Systems

$40,000
06/2018

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

To maintain an organizer in the New England plus New York region to educate and engage grassroots farm and food groups and practitioners around federal agriculture policy, and establish a multi-region national network of such organizers to allow for sustained policy advocacy.

Regional Food Systems

$50,000