Help Norwell Farms Win a Grant to Fund the Expansion of Education Work in Schools and at the Farm!
We have applied to the Seeds of Change® Grant Program to receive a $20,000, $10,000 or $1,000 grant to fund a Farm to School Initiative in the Norwell Schools.
With this grant, Norwell Farms will be able to:
- Launch a pilot summer program at the farm for kids ages 5-9.
- Design & install a ¼ acre model homestead at farm.
- Kids will grow veggies, raise bees for honey, hens for eggs & pigs for meat & donate it to the Norwell food pantry.
- Design a Farm to School program for the Norwell Schools
- Kids will grow food in school gardens & prep the harvest in the school cafeterias
- Hire 1-2 full time staff & interns
- Expand marketing efforts to increase community participation in farm
- Purchase supplies for new program
How to Vote:
Visit the www.seedsofchangegrant.com or the Seeds of Change® Facebook page. Search for our grant application by entering “Norwell Farms” or our zip code “02061” and vote once per day from April 9 to April 27.
Once voting closes, the 50 organizations with the most votes will move on to the final judging phase and recipients will be announced around May 5.
Thank you for your support!