From HFA member Victory Hemp Foods:
“$4,407,000 has been awarded to a consortium of partners whose project proposal was chosen by the USDA for the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities grant. Led by the Organic Association of Kentucky, some of Kentucky’s best Agricultural businesses and nonprofits that tie environmental stewardship and soil health into their business models are the awardees on this grant.
Victory is grateful to be a partner on this project along with our customer partners who are committed to transparent carbon sequestering supply chains; Dr. Bronner’s, Wholesome Foods, Climax, Planet Based Foods, Grounded Foods Co., Griffith Foods, Patagonia Provisions, Cypress Hemp, Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods.
Lead Partner: Organic Association of Kentucky
Other Major Partners: Aramark, @Four Hills Farm, Kentucky Organic Farm and Feed Inc., Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Marksbury Farm Market , THE BERRY CENTER INC, Victory Hemp Foods, Organic Trade Association, The Food Connection at University of Kentucky, Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development, Kentucky State University, University of Kentucky, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Kentucky Division of Forestry, SUSTAINABLE FOOD ALLIANCE INC, Bullhorn Creative, Station Built
Primary States Expected: KY
Major Commodities: Grass fed lamb; grass fed beef; corn, soybeans and small grains; produce; dairy; agroforestry; hemp
Approximate Funding Ceiling: $4,407,000″