2021 KCD Regional Food System Grant Program Awardees

In 2021, KCD awarded over $300,000 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
21 Acres Sammamish Valley Sustainable Tool Library $20,000
African Community Housing & Development Delridge Farmers Market Year Two $20,000
Black Farmers Collective Expanding Food Sovereignty at Yes Farm $20,000
Black Food Sovereignty Coalition Back to the Root: PNW BIPOC Food Network Development $20,000
Black Star Farmers
(Sustainable Seattle Fiscal Sponsor)
New Holly Rockery Market Garden Reactivation $20,000
Carnation Farms Energy Efficiency in Aggregating Local Produce $14,300
Duwamish Valley Sustainability Association (Sustainable Seattle Fiscal Sponsor) Transformando Nuestra Tierra: Biofuel $20,000
Farmstand Local Foods Demystifying Local Food Pricing for Farmers and Chefs in Preparation for New Overtime Rules in Agriculture $19,000
Feed 7 Generations Generating Engaged Native Growers $20,000
Gathering Roots Wellness Greenhouse Infrastructure for BIPOC Farmers Co-op $20,000
International Rescue Committee BIPOC Growers of South King County $20,000
New Day Cooperative Distribution BIPOC and LGBTQ Farmer CSA Pickup Site $12,000
SnoValley Tilth Greenhouse Propagation Infrastructure and Training for New, Beginning, and Small-Scale Farmers $19,052
The Common Acre Community Food Hubs $20,000
Wakulima USA Youth Farmer Project $12,000
Weed Warriors Nature Stewards
for New Start Community Garden
School Garden Infrastructure and Nature Classes $120,000
White Center Food Bank Dispersed Food Bank Farm $20,000
Total Funded $316,352

Regional Food System Grant Program

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