Over $200,000 in Grants Awarded to 22 Montgomery County Farms

Twenty-two local food-producing farms in Montgomery County have been awarded $236,804 to improve their infrastructure and expand their capacity. The funds also serve to help the farms contribute local food to the Montgomery County Farm to Food Bank program in 2021.

Grants were funded by the Montgomery County Government, Manna Food Center, and Food for Montgomery.

The 22 farms that were awarded funding are:

  • Alden Farms, Amaranth Acres, Beauty Blooms, LLC., Bella Vita Farm, Bethel World Outreach Organic Farm, Butler’s Orchard, Button Farm, Cedar Ridge Community Church Farm, Chicken of the Woods Farm, Dodo Farm, Eat the Rainbow Farm, Lewis Orchards, Love and Grit, LLC., Koiner Farm, One Acre Farm, Passion to Seed Gardening, Purple Mountain Organics, Red Wiggler Community Farm, Sandy Spring Gardens, Savage Acres Farm, Inc., Tanglewood Farm, and The Farm at Our House.

A panel of 11 local food security and agriculture experts reviewed the applications to determine grant awards.  More information on the Farm to Food Bank Program is available on the Food Council’s website.

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