2015 KCD Regional Food System Grant Awards

King Conservation Regional Food System Program 2015 Grant Awards

KCD’s Board of Supervisors awarded $663,878 in 2015 KCD Regional Food System Grants to the organizations in the chart below. The goal for KCD’s Food System Grants Program is to support 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 farm products.

Applicant Organization Project Title Grant Request
Highline College Urban Agriculture/Agroforestry/Food Security $80,000
HumanLinks Foundation/21 Acres Hedgerow Trial to Attract Beneficial Insects to Farm Edges $12,995
King County Agriculture Program Beefing Up Infrastructure Needs for King County USDA Meat Processing $120,000
Nelli Farms Pasture-Raised Poultry & Egg Cooperative Start-up $80,000
Northwest Agriculture Business Center Food Hub Development for King County Farmers $95,000
Seattle Office of Sustainability and Environment King County Farmers Market Access Coordination $49,086
Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance Launching a Successful Watershed Improvement District $95,650
SnoValley Tilth Experience Farming Project Infrastructure Upgrades $31,295
Washington State University Bringing WSU Extension Expertise to King County Farmers $99,852
Total Funded $663,878
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