2019 KCD Regional Food System Grant Program Awardees

In 2019, KCD awarded $600,000 in grants to support projects that contribute to the economic viability of local farms, 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
King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Water, Land and Resources Division, Agriculture Program
Irrigation Water Needs Assessment (and Solutions for Unmet current and Future Demand)

$70,092

New Start Community Garden Garden Produce for School Lunches

$9,980

PCC Farmland Trust Working Farmland Partnership

$100,000

Seattle Good Business Network Building Local Food Connections: Conference, Events, Communication

$100,000

SnoValley Tilth Sound Tenure Alternatives for Small Farms

$94,335

South King County Food Coalition Food Access and Aggregation Community Team Site Exploration*

$100,000

Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust Matsuda Farm to Vashon Schools

$6,000

World Relief Seattle Teaching and Commercial Kitchen

$99,999

TOTAL FUNDED

$600,000

*The amount of this award is conditional based on applicant’s securing access to land.

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