The Edible Community Garden Grant – Spring 2016

Are you involved in a school, faith group, community garden, or non-profit organization helping to grow your community’s sustainability?

Do you have a sunny patch of land where you can grow and nurture fruit trees, fruiting shrubs and other perennial crops?

Are you committed to caring for these plants in the years to come?
If so, TreeMobile Toronto and Orchard People invite you to apply for The Edible Community Garden Grant 2016.

Grant Goals
•To increase local food security by growing food everywhere
•To promote and assist in the planting of community food
•To increase the visibility and availability of seasonal fresh food
•To strengthen community collaboration, knowledge and resilience skills
•To ensure that donated plants will be healthy and productive

 

Grants Available for Spring 2016
Grants have no cash value; organizations supply materials and training only. Number of grants awarded will depend upon Treemobile sales, and quantity and quality of applications received.

Edible Forest Grant | Valued at $750
•Choice of plants from TreeMobile’s 2016 selection (min. of 5 trees) up to $300
•Delivery and planting assistance if within TreeMobile delivery zone incl. Mulch, compost, tree guards, and amendments for planting $50
•Online training in choosing, planting and caring for your trees, for two of your key volunteers $200
•Two hours of consulting with Susan Poizner, Director of Orchard People, to help you get your orchard off to a healthy start. $200

Orchard Grant | Valued at $450
•Choice of plants from TreeMobile’s 2016 selection (min. 3 trees) up to $200
•Delivery and planting assistance if within TreeMobile delivery zone incl. Mulch, compost, tree guards, and amendments for planting $50
•Online training in choosing, planting and caring for your trees, for one of your key volunteers $100
•One hour of consulting with Susan Poizner, Director of Orchard People, to help you get your orchard off to a healthy start. $100
•Garden Grant | Valued at $150
•Choice of plants from TreeMobile’s 2016 selection (min. 1 tree) up to $105
•Delivery and planting assistance if within TreeMobile delivery zone incl. Mulch, compost, tree guards, and amendments for planting $25
•“Growing Urban Orchards” by Susan Poizner, Orchard People (hardcover) $20

Grant form available here: http://www.transitiontreemobile.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-01-01-2nd-Annual-Edible-Community-Garden-Grant.pdf