About

THE PROJECT


Routes to Farm is a collaborative effort to make resources available to farmers who are launching or growing their farm businesses in the Chicago foodshed.

THE GOALS


TO HELP FARMERS:

  • Network with other farmers who share common interests and challenges
  • Find training, mentors and markets
  • Access region-specific resources, such as equipment suppliers, seed varieties and business consultants

TO HELP ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Connect with farmers who aren’t currently linked to networks
  • Develop and share best practices in farmer training and public outreach
  • Create partnerships with peer organizations

OUR SUPPORTERS


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