Good Food on Every Table!

FamilyFarmed is a non-profit organization committed to expanding the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food, in order to enhance the social, economic, and environmental health of our communities.

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We’re Hiring!

FamilyFarmed is hiring for two full-time employee positions: Market Development Manager and Marketing and Communications Coordinator. Both of these positions are briefly described below. Please click http://www.familyfarmed.org/employment/ for details about the position and how to apply. The Market Development Manager will build relationships with trade buyers and regional Good Food Producers to...read more

The Kitchen Community: Growing Better Lives, One Garden At A Time

Late this spring, FamilyFarmed visited three school Learning Gardens installed by The Kitchen Community, a nonprofit that has created 400 such gardens nationwide… nearly 150 just in Chicago. The story about these visits — including videos of children from underserved communities enjoying their new gardens — is available on...read more

National Need for New Farmers is Backdrop to March 17 Beginning Farmer of the Year Award

by Gabriella Baldassari, FamilyFarmed “Growing Young Farmers” is one of the most important themes for our work at FamilyFarmed. In fact, Direct Market Success, our new farmer training manual and workshop program, is aimed strongly at young and other beginning farmers, who typically build their first customer bases through farmers...read more