Feeding Families by Farming

Project Overview

FNC22-1353
Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2022: $3,790.00
Projected End Date: 01/15/2024
Grant Recipient: North Kansas City YMCA
Region: North Central
State: Missouri
Project Coordinator:
Anjulette Smith
North Kansas City YMCA

Commodities

No commodities identified

Practices

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Proposal summary:

Many people in our community suffers from food insecurity. The Urban Farm has provided over 500 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables for over 15,000 individuals in our community and the need is still great. The North Kansas City Urban Farm provides food for to the community that have food insecurity free of charge. The farm gives access to healthy food to the community,  which improves and enriches the quality and health of the community. Sustaining the farm is crucial to sustaining our community.  

Project objectives from proposal:

We would like to expand the Urban Farm from 10 beds and 10 orchard trees to 20 beds and 20 orchard trees to  make a greater impact  in the lives of the community with food insecurities. We will share our progress with our partners, such as Kansas City Community Gardens and others through our website and social media.

Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.