2018 KCD Regional Food System Grant Program Awardees

Regional Food System

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
Carnation Farms Carnation Farms Grain Trust $32,783
Cart before Horse Farm Post-Incubator Shared Farmland: Cart before Horse Farm $26,425
Cascadia Cooperative Farms Phase 2: Farmer Engagement $58,730
City of Seattle,
Office of Sustainability and Environment
Increasing Fresh Bucks Business Capacity and Customer Access in King County $25,000
International Rescue Committee Expanding Land Access through Urban Gardening $89,491
Living Well Kent Living Well Kent Green Houses and Farm $96,000
PCC Farmland Trust Working Farmland Partnership Pilot Project $99,810
Rotary First Harvest King County Farmers Share $100,000
Vashon Island Growers Association Vashon Fresh…an online marketplace for local food $30,030
Viva Farms Training and incubating a new and diverse generation of farmers in King County $100,000
Washington Water Trust Increasing Adoption and Integration of Reclaimed Water for Irrigation within Cedar Sammamish Watershed $97,363
Total Funded $755,631

The goal for KCD’s Regional Food System 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.

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