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Food to Bank program accepting applications

Oct 7th, 2015 | Category: News

BELLINGHAM – Sustainable Connections is accepting applications for up to four new participants in the 2016 Food To Bank On project, a beginning farmer business training project facilitated by Sustainable Connections’ Food & Farming Program. The project provides farmers with business planning resources, mentor farmers, new market opportunities and more. Participants are also paid to deliver fresh food to local food banks and shelters. Forty-eight farmers have participated in the three-year program and 80 percent are still farming. Applications are available on Sustainable Connection’s website and are due Oct. 15, 2015. Current program participants include: Vine Maple Acres, Prairie Road Farm, Well Fed Farms, Backyard Beans & Grains Project, McIntyre Family Farm, Triple Wren Farms and Grateful Bounty Farm, Dragon Tongue Medicinal Herb Farm, Chubby Bunny Farm, Blanchard Mountain Farm & Highland Blueberries. Current mentor farms are Cedarville Farm, Cloud Mountain Farm Center, Osprey Hill Farm, Rabbit Fields Farm, Misty Meadows Farm, and Growing Gardens. For more information, contact Sara Southerland at sara@sconnect.org.

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