Harvesting Potatoes at Sprouts Summer Garden Camp 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
$54,534
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:

Changing Seasons - CFI Summer 2024 Update

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

Summer has settled into Southeast Ohio, and we're working hard to keep our team cool and community gardens watered! It has been a while since we've sent an update, and I'm excited to share about... Read the full report ›

Reflecting Back, Moving Forward -CFI Spring 2024

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

It is hard to believe that it is already March! Spring is in the air in Appalachian Ohio, with sunny days, rainstorms, birdsong, and lots of activity at CFI. As I write to you today, we are in the... Read the full report ›

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 ›
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