Microgrant Program

What is the NHFC Microgrant Program?

The Microgrant Program was envisioned and organized by the NHFC Board of Directors. It utilizes the funds collected each October through the Change Within Reach Round-Up Program. This allows Co-op shoppers to donate to the Microgrant Fund by rounding their purchase amount up to the next highest dollar.

The donated funds received will be used to directly support local farmers that provide their goods to the Co-op. Microgrants are intended to help achieve the production of high-quality, sustainably grown food and increase overall access to local, healthy food for all our community members by providing funding to assist farmers with expanding their operations.

Who Can Apply for the Microgrant Program?

  • Local farmers who supply NHFC with produce, meats, eggs, or dairy.
  • Local producers who supply NHFC with wellness products.
  • Have supplied NHFC with products for at least one year or had $1,000 in total farm sales through NHFC this past year.
  • Must live within 100 miles of NHFC.

Applications for the 2023 program are due April 16th, 2023.

NHFC Microgrant Application – 2023

 

2022 Microgrant Recipient

Solid Rock Growers, LLC.

The 2022 recipient is local Microgreens supplier, Solid Rock Growers, LLC.!

Chad and Nicole Martin, owners of Solid Rock Growers, LLC. have been providing our Co-op with locally grown microgreens since 2020. They will be using the funds to build a walk-in cooler to help expand their operations.

Learn More about Solid Rock Growers, LLC. »

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2024 Microgrant Recipient
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