Foundation Awards Fresh Food Grants

$270,000 distributed

The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley has awarded $270,000 in grants to 20 nonprofits as part of the Hudson Valley Farm Fresh Food initiative.

The program, which began three years ago and is active in Dutchess, Putnam and Ulster counties, collects, distributes and serves farm food and meals through Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs), food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters.

Among the organizations receiving grants were Common Ground Farm, Dutchess Outreach, Hudson River Housing, Hudson Valley Seed and the Newburgh Community Land Bank. See

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