Written by Jessy Beckett
on Monday, June 9, 2014
on foundation, funding, Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund, Grants
The deadlines for two categories of the CCOF Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund is fast approaching. In a statewide partnership with the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, kindergarten through eighth grade grants of $1,000 are currently available for organic classroom projects in California schools. Applications Due: Friday June 13. Apply now!
Made possible through a collaboration with UNFI, direct grants of $2,500 for vocational and higher education in organic agriculture are now available for students across the United States. Applications Due: Friday June 13. Apply now!...
Written by Cathy Calfo
on Tuesday, December 10, 2013
on foundation, funding
So do we. That’s why we are investing in the CCOF Foundation and asking you to join us by making your own tax-deductible contribution before the end of this year.
Between 2005 and 2009, the CCOF Foundation led the Going Organic project to provide information about organic certification and production to hundreds of agricultural professionals and helped 40 farmers to convert more than 4,000 acres to organic production. Going Organic also supported the introduction of the USDA organic seal by promoting its acceptance.
Organic seems to be everywhere from the local farmers' market and farm stand...