news and awards

news

awards

  • RAFI USA has awarded WFI $14,000 grant, Dec, 2008
  • Heifer International has awarded WFI a $10,000 concept grant, Oct 2008
  • The Conservation Fund has awarded WFI a $500 planning grant to develop a food assessment plan
  • The Wayne County Public Library garden program received a $3,000 Summer Reading Grant from the American Library Association!  check out the announcement on their site
  • the first nine months of planning meetings for Wayne County Community Food Systems Initiative are a CEFS Community Food Systems Initiative and are funded by a planning grant from the University Extension, Engagement and Economic Development Grant at NC State.
  • CEFS and CASTLES received a join Technology Assistance Grant from the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group.
  • Wayne County Community Food Systems Initiative was invited to submit a Community Food Projects proposal, pending funding in the 2008 Farm Bill.
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