NOFA-NH's Farm Share Program
Prior to COVID-19, nine percent, or approximately 122,000 New Hampshire residents were food insecure. Rising unemployment due to the pandemic has resulted in a greater need to aid our state's food insecure residents.
That’s why NOFA-NH partners with local farms and businesses to offer fresh, organic and nutrient dense food to our neighbors in need. Our Farm Share Program provides funds for limited-income New Hampshire residents to purchase certified organic Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) shares, also known as farm shares, at discounted prices across the state. The program has partnered with 13 certified organic farms to provide food access to over 250 community members since 2017. It especially benefits children, families, and seniors. How It Works: NOFA-NH contributes 50% of funds toward each farm share, recipients contribute 25%, and farm partners donate the remaining 25%.
The 2020 Farm Share Program is Now Closed.
Thank you to our farmers and sponsors! With your help and dedication we supported NH's organic farmers in distributing 42 farm shares to 118 residents in need this season. Farm Share Program participants will receive weekly boxes of local, fresh and organic foods over 11 to 28 weeks in 2020 depending on their farm share.
2020 Participating Farms
Read more about the 2019 program’s impact below.
Concord Food Co-op Organic Gardens
Read more about the success of the 2017 program here.
Thank You, Sponsors!
NOFA-NH extends enormous thanks to everyone who participated in and partnered with us on our first Share the Bounty Day in September 2019. Donations raised from Share the Bounty Day, Monadnock Food Co-op's Round It Up, and Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day have ensured we can continue our Farm Share Program in 2020. We also wish to thank New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation for funding the 2019 Farm Share Program and the development of the first annual Share the Bounty Day.
To make a donation to the Farm Share Program, please click here.