Grow Hope Urban Youth Farm

$7,050 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 39 people in 54 months
Help us build a commercial-scale aquaponics teaching greenhouse for fresh, local produce & chemical and hormone free fish. 

The Grow Hope Urban Youth Farm launched in the summer of 2014 and it was awesome! We spaded up hundreds of square feet for cultivation next year. We are ready to teach Chattanoogans how to grow their own food- From starting seeds to making compost to planting and harvesting, marketing and operating a farmstand! We are also ready to spark the conversation about issues of food justice in low-income neighborhoods of our city where so many urban residents lack access to fresh, local, nutritious food.

Your street address should not determine the amount of nutrition available to your household. Everyone in the city, no matter what neighborhood you live in should have a choice in what they want to buy and serve to their family. With no grocery store within miles of your house, you have no choice. That's an injustice. By providing even one little farmstand for neighbors to come to and buy culturally appropriate, locally grown fresh food is one small step toward justice. 

We need to raise some funds and this is where you come in with your tax-deductible contribution is an investment in food security for Chattanooga.

Your donation helps us:
-Build a commercial scale aquaponics greenhouse
-Purchase fish to start the opperation
-Recruit local farmpreneurs
-purchase all the materials and seed for our greenhouse training operation, 
- increase our capacity to collect rainwater and install a solar-powered drip irrigation system;
-increase the capacity of our composting operation to ensure good fertile growing soil;


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Happy Giving Tuesday! Now's the perfect time to show your support for locally grown, chemical-free foods for Chattanoogans
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hey hey! we're getting there!
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here's a little 'food justice 101' from the grow hope youth farm class of 2014. we appreciate all who will support our efforts this year!
Food Justice 101
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here's a way to have a hand in helping the youth farm without getting your hands dirty! and your contribution is matched dollar-for-dollar!
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$7,050 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 39 people in 54 months
Created December 11, 2014
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LH
$70
Lauren Haynes
39 months ago

So much love to you all!

MH
$40
Michael Hodge
41 months ago
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This donation is from "The Abundance Projects." Thanks for running such a great abundance project in your local community!

BR
$50
Brandy Richmond
42 months ago
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...Love watching this "grow"!

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Andrea Miller
51 months ago

Good luck growing greens and all good things!

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