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P.O. Box 1648Laramie, WY 82073
Bright Agrotech operates a commercial vertical farm on the high plains of Laramie, WY where they produce for several restaurants, grocers and individuals in the community. Bright Agrotech also manufactures and distributes ZipGrow Towers and Matrix Media, the tools vertical farmers need to see maximum yields and produce for their local communities. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/569973520/grow-up-vertical-farming-f...
3 Riverside DriveCamden, NJ 08103
27 years operating community gardening in Camden: 110+ community gardens and 90 backyard gardens. Founded, built and currently operates the waterfront destination Camden Children's Garden since 1999. Administers Youth Job Training Program in Camden for 17 years. Operates Grow Lab, an in-school program, for 22 years. Working to reverse childhood obesity and hunger in Camden and to improve food security and food access in Camden one of the most severe food deserts in US.
P.O. Box 28577Seattle, WA 98118
City-grown fruit is a resource for the entire community. Because most residential tree owners can’t—or don’t—use all the fruit produced on their properties, much of it falls to the ground and rots.In addition, much of the fruit grown in urban landscapes is infested with preventable pests. City Fruit works neighborhood by neighborhood to help residential tree owners grow healthy fruit, to harvest and use what they can, and to share what they don’t need. City Fruit collaborates with others... read more >>
Environment and conservation, Hunger, food security, and food access, Policy advocacy, Urban agriculture and food systems
1625 16th StreetOakland, CA 94607
The mission of City Slicker Farms is to empower West Oakland community members to meet the basic need for healthy organic food for themselves and their families by creating high-yield urban farms and backyard gardens. We believe that access to healthy food is a basic human right; our community has the skills, knowledge, and ability to achieve a just food system; and the knowledge and practice of urban farming and gardening will nourish generations. Our Programs Community Market Farms Program.... read more >>
Farmer training, networks, and resources, Hunger, food security, and food access, Urban agriculture and food systems
806 Foucher St.New Orleans, LA 70115
Supports organizations and individuals to develop local food projects. Provides a range of support customized to meet the needs of each client. Specializes in innovative food education initiatives and home or school gardens. An example of an emerging opportunity for small for-profit businesses that are urban agriculture service providers.
1000 East 30th StreetChattanooga, TN 37404
Crabtree Farms was founded in 1998 with the vision of renewing urban agriculture in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Crabtree Farms is an urban teaching farm with a mission to connect Chattanoogans with our local foodshed. Crabtree Farms has 6 employees, 15 WorkShare hands, and teaches over 1,000 volunteers a year. We love growing food with our community! Programs and services at Crabtree Farms meet community needs from educating community gardeners to awareness about our local food system. Crabtree... read more >>
Education/research centers and programs, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Urban agriculture and food systems
4223 Gibbs RoadKansas City, KS 66106
Cultivate Kansas City (formerly the Kansas City Center for Urban Agriculture) is a locally-grown non-profit that helps people grow and eat good food in city neighborhoods. Our work covers three areas – FOOD + FARMS + COMMUNITY. Food – We grow it. YOU eat it. Our produce is fresh, local, certified organic, and it tastes great. Farms – We help YOU grow food. You feed your family, your neighborhood, or a local restaurant. Your food nourishes our community. Community – We educate OUR CITY to make... read more >>
Business incubators, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Policy advocacy, Urban agriculture and food systems
3800 PuritanDetroit, MI 48221
Works as a coalition of organizations and individuals to build food security in Detroit's black community by influencing public policy, promoting urban agriculture, encouraging cooperative buying, promoting healthy eating habits, facilitating mutual support and collective action among members, and encouraging young people to pursue careers in agriculture, aquaculture, animal husbandry, beekeeping, and other food-related fields. The network operates Detroit's largest urban farm and focuses on... read more >>
2934 Russell St.Detroit, MI 48207
Mobilizes leadership and resources to make the Eastern Market-the oldest and largest continuously functioning public farmers' market district in the United States-the center for fresh and nutritious food in southeast Michigan. One of the largest farmers' markets in any inner city, intending to become the hub for healthy, sustainably, and regionally produced food in Michigan. Eastern Market is the centerpiece of Fair Food Network's Double Up Food Bucks healthy food incentive program. Also a... read more >>
1327 Jones Dr.Ann Arbor, MI 48105
A community garden and education program for tenants of Avalon Housing and their neighbors. Avalpon Housing is the largest provider of affordable, supportive housing in Washtenaw County.
Hunger, food security, and food access, Urban agriculture and food systems, Youth development and food systems
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