GardenShare is a locally led, nonprofit organization with a mission to solve the problem of hunger in St. Lawrence County through policy advocacy work and by strengthening the food system to benefit all County residents.
GardenShare's vision for our community:
Healthy Food – Healthy Farms – Everybody Eats
Thursday, October 8, 2015
USDA Grants announced
USDA recently awarded
$35 million in new funding through four grant programs to support local and
regional food systems, including farmers markets. USDA's Agricultural Marketing
Service awarded $13.3 million in Farmers Market Promotion Grants to 164
marketing and promotion projects involved with farmers markets, Community
Supported Agriculture, and other direct-to-consumer outlets for local food. GardenShare is pleased to announce we received one of these grants, for $57,500 to support our work to promote Farmers Markets in St. Lawrence County to SNAP recipients. Stay tuned for more information as we start to implement this grant!