About The Program

We believe in local farming and we believe that supporting growers in our communities is the best way to ensure a future for food. Cultivating Change, the Greener Fields Together local farm grant program, aims to fund projects or pursuits that will help local farmers do what their best at: farming.

Grants

Grant amounts from $3,000-$10,000 will be funded on an annual basis to qualifying growers through an online voting platform and peer review panel.

Grant Categories:

  • Certifications: Organic, Non-GMO, Biodynamic, Fair Trade, Food Safety
  • Infrastructure: Reusable Plastic Containers(RPC’s), Delivery Vans, Reefer Trucks, Equipment
  • Capacity Building: Food Safety/GAP improvements, Continued education
  • Marketing / Communications: Upgrade labels/cartons, Marketing materials, website/social media support

Rules

  • Who: Approved Greener Fields Together (GFT) suppliers
  • What: Grant amounts vary from $3,000-$10,000, no grant amount is guaranteed
  • Where: Available to any farmer within the PRO*ACT distribution network
  • Why: To aid in capacity building and the overall success of local growers across the USA
  • When: Application period opens September 1, 2015 and closes October 31, 2015

Click here for full rules

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