increases food security
supports work, agricultural, and entrepreneurship training
and creates Mountain Farm Community Grocery as a community reinvestment project.
Your donation toward $20,000 enables Mountain Farm Community Grocery to:
-complete the full purchase of a building for the grocery to be able to open a pilot by this fall.
-pay for flood and liability insurance and legal services to acquire the full grocery space
Mountain Farm Community Grocery is a project of Economic Development Greater East (EDGE)--www.edge-us.org, an all-volunteer nonprofit.
EDGE is reaching out to corporations, foundations, and writing grants for additional funding toward full completion of this site. It currently recently has raised $8k in private donations toward a $30k reimbursement fund to use for its $134k grant from the USDA that can only be used for site renovation and grocery store equipment.
Learn more about Mountain Farm Community Grocery at the following links: