Deborah Eves (holding check above) successfully pitched Shalom Farms and won the majority vote at the Richmond City Giver's October meeting. River City Givers is excited to gift $6,300 to this organization. Shalom Farms works with communities to ensure access to healthy food and to support healthy living. With our funds, Shalom Farms is able to hire another farmer-in-residence which enables them to expand their growing operations by an additional acre, and greatly increase the food and educational impact to our communities.
"We believe everyone should have good food-- food that is good for our bodies, good for the environment, and good for our communities. However, thousands in Richmond lack access to healthy food. Many people also lack the tools and resources to cook it, eat it, and share it. Through sustainable agriculture and hands-on experiences, Shalom Farms works with communities to ensure access to healthy food, and the support to lead healthy lives."
Visit their website at shalomfarms.org