Many thanks to these fine folks for generously supporting our work!
As a small organization with diverse experience and long-term vision, we pledge to use all of the resources we receive with efficiency and thoughtfulness. We believe that we can all participate and we can all give. Please consider making a financial contribution to enable us to advance the community-based response to food security in San Diego.
Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Co-op has provided an ongoing grant of $1,000/month in support of our educational field trips to the farm for local school kids since May of 2011. People's Co-op has also made many other donations and provided strong support for our efforts and common goals over the years.
County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program awarded $5,000 in 2015 for development of nature-interpretive signs, work with the TJ River Valley to promote public education, and to buy us a tablet to use around the farm for volunteer enrollment; and awarded us $3000 in 2014 to promote Wild Willow School for Sustainable Farming
Kashi REAL Project: In 2015 the fine folks at Kashi donated a Chevy Astrovan worth $4,500 that we use for farm deliveries. Since 2011, Kashi REAL and Kashi employees have donated over $33,000 to support our work at Wild Willow Farm & Education Center.
Local Race/Run producer Sandy Feet Events raised $1,100 for the farm at the 2014 Wild Willow Farm 5K & Chili Brewfest. Sandy Feet also raises funds for us at the annual Resolution Run held each January in Mission Bay. Since 2011 Sandy Feet Events has raised over $7,800 for Wild Willow Farm!
Musician Jack Johnson and the Johnson Ohana Foundation gave $3,000 and promotional support during his local appearance in September 2014. Jack has been a strong supporter of our work and since 2008 has donated $14,000 for both Victory Gardens San Diego and Wild Willow Farm.
Cox Communication and The Trust for Public Land awarded $10,000 to Wild Willow Farm in recognition of SD Roots founder and director, Mel Lions, as winner of the Cox Conserves 2014 Volunteer Hero of the Year for San Diego County.
The Gerson Institute donated $2,000 in support of Wild Willow Farm in October 2014. Since 2009 these remarkable people, who teach how to use healthy food to sustain our bodies, have donated over $6,000 in support of both Victory Gardens San Diego and Wild Willow Farm.
Patagonia Provisions donated $2,500 in October 2014 to support our educational programs for agricultural sustainability.
County of San Diego Neighborhood Reinvestment Program awarded us $15,000 in 2013 to install fencing and upgrade our irrigation system.
2013 SDG&E Environmental Champion Grant: $5,000 for program improvements.
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MineralMaxx had donated a ton (literally) of OMRI certified minerals we use to grow healthy soil and make our food taste great!
Alexandria Real Estate donated $1,250 following a group team-building afternoon at Wild Willow Farm.
Starlite donated $662 in proceeds during their Seventh Anniversary Celebration Week.
True Food Kitchen donated $500 as part of their True Foods Challenge.
Jimbo's Naturally contributed $1,180 in 2013 via their "It's in the Bag" program, representing 23,602 votes for our work, and saving 30,434 recycled bags. Since 2010, Jimbo's bag program has raised nearly $4,000 for the farm.