Feed Denver: Urban Farms & Markets

Feed Denver: Urban Farms & Markets builds community-based urban farms and markets to empower people to feed and sustain themselves and their communities through improving year-round access to fresh food, creating training opportunities and jobs for youth and adults, and supporting food production micro-enterprise all of which impact our local economy while strengthening and securing the foodshed of Metropolitan Denver.

Feed Denver: Urban Farms & Markets
P.O. Box 11651
Denver, CO 80211
United States
303-513-7548
http://www.feeddenver.com/

Executive Director

Lisa Rogers

Management Team

Lisa Rogers, Silvana Hoitt, Ariel Chestnutt

Board of Directors

Bobbi Capps, Jim Frasche, Malcolm Lillywhite, Mary Alyce Owens, Sarah Parker, Tom Boone, Lisa Rogers, Silvana Hoitt, Ariel Chestnutt

Project Leaders

Lisa Rogers

Mission

Feed Denver: Urban Farms & Markets builds community-based urban farms and markets to empower people to feed and sustain themselves and their communities through improving year-round access to fresh food, creating training opportunities and jobs for youth and adults, and supporting food production micro-enterprise all of which impact our local economy while strengthening and securing the foodshed of Metropolitan Denver.

Programs

Feed Denver: Urban Farms & Markets is an urban agriculture regional training center creating model year-round farms and markets throughout Metropolitan Denver. Our programs include a Parking Lot Farm in the Globeville-Swansea community as well as an education center and farm in the Stapleton neighborhood. We offer training and skill programs in urban farming techniques as well as small business planning courses to stimulate mini and micro food business opportunities.

Statistics on Feed Denver: Urban Farms & Markets

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2010: $300,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $300,000
  • Other funding sources: Individual donors, government grants, corporate sponsorship, income generating projects, and community contributions of labor and gifts.
  • Religious Affiliation: none