Farm Gate Crate – Feeding the Community
Growing Opportunities Farm Co-op focuses on alleviating poverty, creating meaningful employment, and mitigating climate change through sustainable and equitable food system development. NACL provides services and programs to people with development disabilities (“diversabilities”), including employment services. Both organizations will work together to scale a self-sustaining women-led social enterprise to increase accessibility to farming and fresh produce by providing training and employment opportunities for people with diversabilities in the growing and distribution of fresh, local produce.
Grant amount: $75,000
Location: British Columbia
Program Focus: Social Enterprise
Grant Streams: Investment Readiness 2022