Partnerships

Partnerships

Food has a singular power to build and restore human spirits, and thus our work at April Joy Farm extends broadly across many borders. We are fortunate to be connected to a diverse and vibrant network of organizations devoted to food sovereignty, farmland restoration and natural resources stewardship.

Culinary Partnerships

Vilicus Farms

Slow Food USA

Culinary Breeding Network

The Livestock Conservancy

Open Source Seed Initiative

Energy, Water, and Ecology Partnerships

Soil Health Institute

Washington State University A-BIRDS Project

Washington State University Organic Farming Footprints Carbon Sequestration Project Focus Farm

Rural Energy for America (REAP) Grant recipient

National Conservation Reserve Program Organic EQIP incentive recipient

Clark County Conservation District grant recipient for:

  • Storm water management (gutter replacement)
  • Electric motor conversion for inefficient gas engine farm machinery

Clark County Making Every Day Earth Day Award recipient

April Joy Farm Projects include:

  • Seasonal High Tunnel
  • Irrigation Management Plan
  • Nutrient Management Plan
  • Agricultural Energy Audit and Management Plan
  • Water Filtration and Hedgerows

Community Partnerships

Fruit Valley Elementary School Potato Day

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Food Bank

Clark County Food Bank Farm-To-Food Pantry Program

Organic Farming Research Foundation

National Young Farmers Coalition

Washington State Tilth Producers

Socially Responsible Agriculture Project

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