We are excited to present the following Farm Fund Grant and Loan Recipients. This is your money and support of local food and farming in action! For more details on these organizations, see the full story on page 1 of our April 2014 newsletter.
Bellingham Food Bank—Seed Money project
Provide seed money for growing staple crops for the food bank.
The Off Ox Project
Workshops, demonstrations, and private lessons in oxen training and applications.
Further develop a local organic seed industry and sponsor a hands-on, seed-growing workshop.
Local Food Works!
Expand the Deming Library Learning Garden, create a Pollinator Garden, host hands-on gardening workshops.
Twin Sisters Market
Develop a mobile market trailer to serve as the hub for a weekly market at Nugent’s Corner and in Kendall.
Chubby Bunny Farm
Develop, evaluate, and distribute plans for pasture-based rabbit runs for use by small farms and individuals.
Organize a do-it-yourself compost workshop series and provide participants with the information and support to implement an aerated compost system on their farm.
Read periodic updates on the progress of the 2015 projects in the Co-op News.
2010/2013 Loan Recipients (allocated on an ongoing basis)
El Rancho Jacal
Cloud Mountain Farm Center
Roll Organic Farm
Misty Meadows Farm
Heritage Lane Farm
Neighborhood Harvest Farm
Osprey Hill Farm
Sumas River Farm