Valley Verde Community Food Systems

Valley Verde Community Food Systems

Santa Clara County, California, is the epicenter of the tech industry. Home to Silicon Valley, it is also one...
Community Food Sovereignty

Community Food Sovereignty

Conservation of our land and water resources is inextricably tied to food production and the health of people. If...
On Track with Healthy Foods Grant Program

On Track with Healthy Foods Grant Program

The Conservation Fund and CSX are proud to partner to support community projects that increase access to local, fresh...
Swift Level Farm

Swift Level Farm

Swift Level Farm, a 152-acre historic landmark located in West Virginia’s Greenbrier Valley, has been in Jennifer “Tootie” Jones’...
Grand Co-Opening

Grand Co-Opening

Durham Co-op Market and Hendersonville Community Co-op opened their respective doors this April at new locations, complete with open...
Earning More per Acre with Grain Bins

Earning More per Acre with Grain Bins

Curtis Branch grows wheat, soybeans and corn on his Murfreesboro, North Carolina farm, a 240-acre property that has been in...
Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

Refugees face many hardships when starting over in a new country—adapting to a new language and culture, building a...
Sustainable Fish Success in Indiana

Sustainable Fish Success in Indiana

Yellow perch is one of the most popular of all North American pan fish. It’s low in fat and...
Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

What are you having for dinner? Imagine trying to answer that question if you couldn’t get to a grocery...
Conetoe Family Life Center

Conetoe Family Life Center

Conetoe, a small town of just 287 people, is located in rural northeastern North Carolina, in a county that...
Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Henry Crews, Ardis Crews and Marion Brodie Williams are taking a smart approach to revitalizing blighted neighborhoods in their...
Mother Earth Produce

Mother Earth Produce

Despite being surrounded by agriculture, Andrea and Graham Duvall realized that many people in Western North Carolina did not...
Rock Cave IGA

Rock Cave IGA

Glen and Jo Ann Hawkins first opened their Rock Cave, West Virginia, convenience store and gasoline station in 1990....
San Diego Urban Agriculture

San Diego Urban Agriculture

Each year, the United States grants sanctuary to 50,000 refugees displaced by war or political crisis. Many of them...
Stacy Family Farm Grows With NCIF

Stacy Family Farm Grows With NCIF

The Stacy family traces its Ohio agricultural roots back to 1899, when Albert and Lina Frost Stacy purchased 24...
CSX: West Virginia

CSX: West Virginia

Healthy Food Distribution Initiative In West Virginia, one in five children has limited or no access to fresh fruits, vegetables,...
Firefly Farms Creamery & Market

Firefly Farms Creamery & Market

It all started with a neighbor’s goats and the question: “Can we milk ‘em to make cheese?” With that,...
Filling in the GAPs in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Filling in the GAPs in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

As consumer demand for fresh, local food has grown, so have instances of foodborne diseases. Certification in Good Agricultural...
Grant Program for Transporting Healthy Food

Grant Program for Transporting Healthy Food

The Conservation Fund and CSX are proud to announce the third round of the Grant Program for Transporting Healthy...
Healthy Eating, Active Living

Healthy Eating, Active Living

Despite abundant natural resources, many people in North Carolina lack access to fresh food and opportunities to pursue an...
Food and Farm Initiative

Food and Farm Initiative

Though the region is surrounded by large agricultural lands, half of North Carolina’s “food deserts” are located in the...
Faith and Food

Faith and Food

In partnership with The Duke Endowment, Resourceful Communities provides rural churches with training to strengthen skills, small grants to...
Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture

Women are the fastest growing segment of farmers in the country, and in rural western North Carolina, women farmers...