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Food Roots Receives Over $250,000 in Farm to School Funding

Updated: Sep 4, 2019

Nestucca students proudly hold up their harvested school garden cauliflower.

Food Roots’ programs would not exist without generous funding from our community of supporters. We are overjoyed to announce over $250,000 has been raised by Food Roots to fund our Farm to School programming in Tillamook County for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years. This funding comes from the USDA Farm to School Program, Columbia Pacific Coordinated Care Organization, Tillamook County Creamery Association, the Spirit Mountain Community Fund, The Ford Family Foundation, the Braemer Charitable Trust, the Juan Young Trust, and the Harbourton Foundation.

In addition to these funders, we receive important support from the Tillamook, Neah-Kah-Nie, and Nestucca Valley School Districts, Neskowin Valley School, FoodCorps, TLC Fibre Federal Credit Union, Offshore Grill & Coffee House, Salmonberry Saloon, Pacific Restaurant, Nehalem River Ranch, the Community 101 class at Tillamook High School, the Nehalem Bay Garden Club, the Kiwanis Club of Tillamook, and multiple individuals throughout Tillamook County. Food Roots could not accomplish these important educational activities without the above partners and supporters who have provided funding and in kind support.

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