What Is Cultivating Change?
Cultivating Change is a local farm grant program offered by Greener Fields Together. It aims to fund projects and pursuits that will help local farmers do what they’re best at: farming. Qualified growers and aggregators are able to win up to $30,000 annually through an online voting platform and peer review panel.
All Greener Fields Together local farm partners are automatically eligible to compete in the peer review panel AND popular vote contest with an opportunity to win up to
Local farms that are not Greener Fields Together farm partners are eligible to compete in the popular vote contest if they meet these requirements and will have the opportunity to win up to
- Fair Trade
- Food Safety Audit
- Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs)
- Logistics: delivery van, reefer truck
- Equipment: facilities, etc
- Upgrade labels / cartons
- Social Media
- Marketing materials / support
- Food Safety / GAP improvements
- Education for farmers or supervisors