The Farm Fund was recently able to direct $25,500 in grants to six local farms scaling up to supply the local wholesale market.
Boldly Grown is a perfect example of the farms the Next Step Project was created for—farms that are ready to take the next step to scale up for the wholesale market, but need assistance with a specific input to make the leap.
Started in 2009, Viva Farm’s mission is to launch a new generation of farmers.
The Growing Garden is preparing to continue its impressive legacy by combining a solidly established farm with the innovative ideas of a young farmer, backed by the Co-op Farm Fund and the community.
One generation of farmers inspires the next.
Garrett’s goal is to preserve this traditional skill, share his knowledge (and his oxen team) with local farmers, support the local sustainable farming movement, and eventually expand his herd.