"Radishing" produce shared at Donation Station! Discovery Kitchen Table at Ohio University Grow a Row at CFI Community Gardens Apple Harvest

Community Food Initiatives

Org #44399
Vetted since 2017
1992
year founded
$53,236
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
2
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Community Food Initiatives (CFI) is a 26 year-old organization serving families and individuals in Appalachia Ohio. The mission of CFI is to ensure everyone has equal access to healthy, local food. CFI's vision is a resilient region in which everyone in our community has access to an equitable, inclusive, and thriving local food system. As a membership-based social benefit organization founded in 1992, Community Food Initiatives is deeply connected to the region. CFI is a long-serving team player within the local food system, as we believe that we benefit when others succeed, because that is how community works. CFI is the only organization in the area routinely donating thousands of ... read more

Projects (3)

Project Leaders
Maribeth Saleem-Tanner
Maribeth Saleem-Tanner
Zach Perie
Zach Perie
Team
Maribeth Saleem-Tanner, Susan Huser, Molly Gassaway
Organization Information
94 Columbus Road
Athens, OH 45701
United States
7405935971
Organization Information
94 Columbus Road
Athens, OH 45701
United States
7405935971

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

CFI Harvest Season 2023 Recap - Thank You!

By Maribeth | Executive Director, on behalf of the CFI Team

Hello friends of CFI - we are glad to have the opportunity to reach out to you with an update after the 2023 season! The end of the harvest season in Southeast Ohio means we’re putting gardens... Read the full report ›

How It's Growing - CFI Summer 2023 Highlights

By Maribeth | Executive Director, on behalf of the CFI Team

Summer at Community Food Initiatives means long days, full coolers, verdant gardens, amazing volunteers, and lots of time on the road connecting with farmers, partners, and families! We are grateful... Read the full report ›

It's Potato Season at CFI!

By Maribeth Saleem-Tanner | Executive Director at CFI

It’s hard to believe we are already nearly three months into the new year! As I write this update, CFI is busy preparing for our annual Seed Potato Giveaway, which will take place next week.... Read the full report ›
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