Cultivate is grateful to our many past and current partners. We are especially grateful for the hundreds of individuals, businesses, churches, foundations, and corporations who have contributed time, materials, and funds to keep us growing and sharing healthy food and cultivating healthy communities and building food equity in Charlottesville and beyond.
Regional and National Partners
- HEAL Food Alliance – Cultivate Charlottesville has been a core member of HEAL Food Alliance since 2020 and were part of the School of Political Leadership (SoPL) Cohort in 2021.
- Virginia Tech Center for Food Systems and Community Transformation – Our co-executive director, Jeanette Abi-Nader, has been on the advisory committee since it’s inception. Check out their Racial Equity in the Food System site for critical information.
- John Hopkins Center for Livable Future Food Policy Councils Community of Learning and Practice on Racial Equity and Economic Justice – Jeanette Abi-Nader, co-executive director, and Christopher Sims, Community Engagement Program Director, are representing Cultivate on this two year community of learning.
- National Farm to School Network – Cultivate Charlottesville’s City Schoolyard Garden program is a member of this national network. Check out their resources on advocacy for Universal School Meals.
Urban Agriculture Collective Founding Partners
Karen Waters, Audrey Oliver, Eric Anderson, Gui Idebetouw, Tamara Wright, Todd Niemeier, Rosa Key, Stacy Miller, Beatrice Clark, Miro Hromas, Public Housing Association of Residents, Piedmont Housing Alliance, and Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority.