2022 Lakewinds Organic Field Fund Recipients
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
$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
$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.
$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.
$8,000 to install a permanent deer fence.
Nelson Grass Farm
$8,000 to purchase a new egg washer.
$8,000 to purchase caterpillar tunnels and tools for scaling up production.
$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.