Congratulations to the 2022 Lakewinds Organic Field Fund (LOFF) grant recipients! LOFF is our co-op’s grant program focused on supporting the local sustainable farming community. This year, we awarded over $90,000 in LOFF grants to 13 local farms. We’re proud to announce this year’s recipients, and we wish them great success as they work on their projects.

Carrillo Brothers Farm

Foley, MN

$8,000 to help with pack shed construction.

Cylon Rolling Acres

Deer Park, WI

$8,000 to repair an existing well and install frost-free waterers.

Doubting Thomas Farms

Moorhead, MN

$5,000 to purchase equipment for growing and saving Indigenous seeds with White Earth Tribe.

Gesima Obwororo Organic Farm

Big Lake, MN

$8,000 to purchase a tractor and farming implements.

Kifah-Mayfield Farm

Lindstrom, MN

$8,000 to build a shed for Halal meat processing and egg storage.

Living Song Farm

Howard Lake, MN

$1,200 to install a permanent fence to expand their silvopasture area.

Naima’s Farm

Alexandria, MN

$8,000 to install a permanent deer fence.

Nelson Grass Farm

Ogilvie, MN

$8,000 to purchase a new egg washer.

Northerly Flora

Hudson, WI

$8,000 to purchase caterpillar tunnels and tools for scaling up production.

Northwood Mushrooms

Clayton, WI

$8,000 to help construct a new building to expand mushroom growing operations.

Silver Shade Farm

Eagle Bend, MN

$8,000 to purchase portable wind break panels to keep rotationally grazed cattle on pasture year-round.

Strong Heart Farm

Marine on St. Croix, MN

$7,433 to purchase 3 small caterpillar tunnels and compost.

Turnip Rock Farm

Clear Lake, WI

$5,000 to help with pack shed upgrades including insulation, new wiring, and LED lighting.

Learn about the other ways Lakewinds supports local farmers and neighbors through community giving programs.