Ivy Leaf Farms is located in Sunnyside, Houston, Texas. Over the past year the entire farm has cultivated into an amazing place where the
community can come and grow.
Our original mission of: Neighborhood beautification while creating sustainable food sources for the neighborhood has now changed to
Ivy Leaf Farms is committed food equity through complete neighborhood wellness in Houston, Texas
We have the opportunity to expand the farm on 2 new lots in the neighborhood. We also hope to upgrade the amenities at our current location. We created this Go Fund me in hopes of enhancing everything around us
Our overall goal is to expand our Harvesting to 100+ Households a month
1.) New 2.5 Acre Location:
- Soil Testing - $50
- Soil, Compost, & amendments - $2,500
- Hoop House - $7,500
- Seeds- $450
- Irrigation systems - $1000
- Water Hoses & fertilizer attachments - $500
- Shipping container - $5,500
- City Permits , Licensing - $450
- Shed - $3,000
2.) Rebuild and expand our farm clubhouse to be a wash, pack, prep area for harvesting and boxing our community produce. The clubhouse will also serve as our pop up store front and a place for our farm guest to use the restroom, cool off, and wash up.
Items needed for the build out include and are open for donations
- Walk in cooler
- Deep Sinks
- Washing Racks
- Black Crates
- Concrete Flooring
- White Boards
- Bathroom Sink
- Dry wall, Dry Wall Screws
- Building Materials etc.
3.) Dream List
- Tractor - $16,000
- Delivery Truck- $ 20,000
Any and everything is appreciated as we are growing this farm from the ground up.
Thank you so much for your love and support of Ivy Leaf Farms
Below are links to Interviews and Community surveys .
LAST YEAR WE FUNDED 1. Establish a mobile market that travels throughout the neighborhood weekly, allowing community members with a lack of transportation to receive the groceries they need
WE NEED YOUR HELP - 2. Expand the farm to additional lots within the Sunnyside community. This expansion will allow us to host gardening classes and events dedicated to teaching community members how to farm sustainably within their own backyards using limited resources.
COMING SOON-Host farm-to-table events and eventually establish a brick-and-mortar location in the form of a healthy food restaurant where local farmers and artisans will be able to sell their produce and crafts