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2022 Give One Grantee Profile: Farm Alliance of Baltimore

2022 Give One Grantee Profile: Farm Alliance of Baltimore

The Farm Alliance of Baltimore (FAB) is a non-profit member-based organization of urban farms, community gardens and independent growers using connection, resource sharing and collective advocacy to help city residents grow food where they are to feed themselves and their communities. Co-Executive Director Mariya Strauss says they consider themselves “a home for anyone growing food, fiber or livestock in the city,” and over 45 farms, gardens and individual members have now taken up residence and benefit from its year-round programs and services. The FAB began to take shape in 2011 and has since been supporting urban food production by way...

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2022 Give One Grantee Profile: Soul Fire Farm

2022 Give One Grantee Profile: Soul Fire Farm

Michele’s Granola established the Give One Fund in 2022 to make annual grants to organizations working to improve access to fresh, healthy foods. We’ve been giving in this space for over a decade, and one thing has become undeniably clear: Poverty and food insecurity disproportionately impact BIPOC families and communities. As such, we endeavor to support locally-led organizations that meaningfully include BIPOC voices and leadership to cultivate sustainable solutions of self-sufficiency, or as Soul Fire Farm refers to it, “seeding sovereignty.” Soul Fire Farm is an incredibly impressive organization and one of our 2022 Give One grantees. Founded in 2010,...

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Our Partnership with LTDC: Meet Our Friends Mike and Karen

Our Partnership with LTDC: Meet Our Friends Mike and Karen

When my team asked me to help identify a non-profit partner to receive 1% of the sales of our Limited Edition Golden Mylk Granola (note: we sold out and this special batch is no longer available), inspired by the ancient healing drink made with turmeric, I immediately thought of Mike and Karen Minnis, and a conversation I had with them about the power of food to heal people and communities. Mike and Karen live and work in the Orange Mound neighborhood of Memphis, TN—an area impacted by lack of access to fresh, healthy foods. Karen is a nutritionist, certified food...

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Your Purchase Means More in May

Your Purchase Means More in May

Everyone deserves good food. That's why Michele founded the Give One for Good Food® fund, through which we donate 1% of sales to the important cause of equitable access to nutritious food. It's also why we've partnered with Whole Foods Market’s Whole Cities Foundation! The Whole Cities Foundation is a non-profit working to improve access to fresh food and nutrition education. From May 4 – 17, 2022, we will donate $0.40 for every bag purchased at all U.S. Whole Foods Markets to the Whole Cities Foundation--up to $15,000! That support will provide unrestricted funding for the organization to continue to champion locally led projects that transform community...

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