Slow Food Solano is now accepting school garden grant applications at www.slowfoodsolano.org through 1/30/2020. Elementary, middle and high schools in Solano County are eligible. The application process is simple and quick. Applicants may request from $100 to $300. Funds will be dispersed in February 2020. People should feel free to forward this email to anyone who is working on a Solano school garden project and wishes to apply for funds to support it.
In 2019 Slow food Solano awarded 18 garden grants to schools in Benicia, Fairfield, Vallejo, Dixon and Vacaville. Teachers have used the funds for everything from tools and seeds to fencing to woks used for cooking the garden’s bounty. This is the 13th year the grants are being offered.
Slow Food Solano is a local chapter of the non-profit Slow Food USA, whose goal is to help create and sustain a food system that is good, clean and fair. Slow Food Solano was recognized by the Fairfield, Suisun Unified School District for its contribution in supporting community partnerships, schools, students and parents.
Contact Carla Elvidge at firstname.lastname@example.org or 925-708-0558.