Org: Farmshare Austin
Framework Components: Producers, Educators
Issue Lens: Education, Producers
Initiative Description: Farmer Starter is an 18-week program teaching sustainable farming.
Initiative Stage: Operational
Link: Farmer Starter at Farmshare Austin
Org: Texas Center for Local Food (TCLF)
Framework Components: Processors, Incubators, Shared Real Estate
Issue Lens: Community, Economic Development, Education, Jobs, Local, Processing, Tech Assistance
Collaborators: Elgin Economic Development Corp, City of Elgin, AFI, citizens of Elgin
Funded By: TCLF, City of Elgin, Elgin EDC, Investors TBD
Initiative Description: Multi-use shared commercial kitchen, community education center, small food business incubator, value-added processing facility in downtown Elgin. Targeted opening: November, 2019.
Initiative Stage: Fundraising
I: Issue Lens