KUOW Spotlight – Regional Food Systems Grant Program

King Conservation District’s Regional Food System Program links producers with consumers and serves as a catalyst for making local food production environmentally and economically sustainable. The program funds projects that contribute to the economic viability of local farmers, encourage new farmers, expand acreage in food production, improve food access, and increase demand for King County … Continued

KCD Regional Food System Program 2018 Grant Awards

KCD’s Board of Supervisors awarded $755,631 in 2018 KCD Regional Food System Grants to the following organizations. Applicant Organization Project Title Grant Request City of Seattle, Office of Sustainability and Environment Increasing Fresh Bucks Business Capacity and Customer Access in King County $25,000 PCC Farmland Trust Working Farmland Partnership Pilot Project $99,810 Living Well Kent … Continued

2017 KCD Regional Food System Grant Awards

On November 13, 2017, the KCD Board of Supervisors approved the following eight (8) Regional Food System Grant Awards totaling nearly $525,000. Pike Place Market Foundation Pilot Individual Development Account Program for Beginning Farmers $16,050 Goose and Gander Farm Addressing the Farm Infrastructure Gap $99,919 Snoqualmie Valley Farmers Cooperative Market Boost Project $82,811 Lily Gottlieb-McHale … Continued

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