Partners and Sponsors

Below are partners and sponsors that share our vision.

Hateless Foundation

The HateLess Foundation was Founded in July of 2016 in Montgomery Al. The founder Jarvis Provitt believed in purpose and wanted to fulfill it through Christ love. The Mission Statement is “We feed, cloth, and educate undeserved people of all ages world wide to reach their full potential”. As a non-profit our goal is to reach those that are in need of necessities and to also reach people to become better all around individuals. With our programs that we have in place, we believe through Christ we can make a difference in the world. With your help we will continue to be servants and to love our brothers in sisters inside our communities.  

King Hill Community

The King Hill Community in Montgomery, Al is revitalizing the area with dedications to Claudette Colvin through the Claudette Colvin Community Garden and through the King Hill Community Garden. 

The north-central part of the city is home to the King Hill Community Center. The center offers a large meeting space and one additional smaller space, a small kitchen, a computer room, as well as office space. Outdoor features include a paved walking trail, playground, vita course, a ballfield, and blacktop for basketball. In addition, the center has two picnic pavilions with tables. A program for senior adults is offered several days a week, and an after school and full day summer program are offered for children. The center is available for community meetings and rentals.

 

EAT South

EAT South is an urban teaching farm that engages our local community by gathering around, learning about and growing food. We empower people to change the way food travels from the ground to our plates.

We envision a food system where people can access fresh food from farmers, grow and prepare their own food, and are healthy as a result. We believe that a thriving local food system includes: healthy soil, air and water, profitable farms and other food-related businesses, access to seasonal produce, access to information about growing and preparing your own food, a healthier community, access to land, capital and resources by people previously excluded from food and farming systems.

Last year, EAT South participated in over 50 community events, maintained 37 business partnerships and added 19 new local partnerships; we sustained local school gardens by training 70 teachers through the Sprouts Teacher Training Program and over 200 people attended workshops for families, gardeners and everyone in between; our farm engaged over 400 volunteers that contributed over 1400 hours to continue our efforts throughout the city of Montgomery.

We provide hands-on experiences that give the community actionable lessons that they can apply to their own lifestyles. The farm engages visitors through all five senses, encouraging education through immersion and practice. We encourage access to knowledge on the local food system, farm bills and other government oversight so that citizens can effectively engage in the policies that dictate the food that we consume every day, combat food insecurity and encourage individual sustainability.  

Your support is essential to continuing our outreach and we are so grateful for it.

Kicking For Change

Here at Kicking for Change, we are driven by a single goal; to use a kid’s game to impact the health and social aspects of our community. 

Kicking for Change is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work we do at our Nonprofit Organization is aimed at providing a viable, proven effective solution to obesity within a fun environment.

At Kicking for Change, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing this issue. Curving domestic and youth violence by using the game of Co-Ed kickball creating lines of communication and mutual respect.

With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.

Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network

ASAN’s Mission and Vision

 

ASAN’s vision is a resilient agricultural system in Alabama. We believe that strong relationships are essential to resilient systems; strong, personal connections between growers, eaters, institutions and businesses make our agricultural system thrive and therefore our mission is to deepen relationships between the people of Alabama, the food we eat, and the place we live.

 

Core Beliefs

 
  • A resilient agricultural system is ecologically regenerative. In order to flourish, our agriculture should replenish the soil, protect the air and watershed, and enhance the ecosystem. We must understand ourselves to be humble participants in an interdependent ecological community.
  • A resilient agricultural system centers around those who work the land; for an agricultural system to thrive, farmers and farmworkers must be able to sustain themselves economically and socially.
  • A resilient agricultural system is just. Inequity and exploitation in any form, from producer to consumer, are threats to sustainability.  All laborers within the food system must be justly compensated and treated with dignity. The historic and modern racism and sexism that pervades current agricultural institutions and practices must be specifically addressed.
  • A resilient agricultural system is intergenerational. Agricultural knowledge and wisdom inherited from our elders and ancestors should be maintained and celebrated.  The system we sustain and work for should be worthy of our children and youth, who should be engaged and invited to participate in growing, harvesting, and consuming healthy foods.
  • A resilient agricultural system is rooted in community.  A network of strong, personal, place-based connections between/among members of the entire food system stabilizes and drives a thriving agricultural system.

Note: This list of beliefs is considered a living document, presented to the membership for discussion and revision (if needed) each year at the Food & Farm Forum. 

Biodynamic Association

Biodynamics is a holistic, ecological, and ethical approach to farming, gardening, food, and nutrition.

Biodynamics is rooted in the work of philosopher and scientist Dr. Rudolf Steiner, whose 1924 lectures to farmers opened a new way to integrate scientific understanding with a recognition of spirit in nature. Biodynamics has continued to develop and evolve since the 1920s through the collaboration of many farmers and researchers. Around the world, biodynamics is alive in thousands of thriving gardens, farms, vineyards, ranches, and orchards. The principles and practices of biodynamics can be applied anywhere food is grown, with thoughtful adaptation to scale, landscape, climate, and culture.

The Biodynamic Association (BDA) awakens and enlivens co-creative relationships between humans and the earth, transforming the practice and culture of agriculture to renew the vitality of the earth, the integrity of our food, and the health and wholeness of our communities. 

The BDA is a participatory, membership-based nonprofit organization that works to nurture the North American biodynamic movement as a diverse, collaborative, and thriving ecosystem.  We aim to incubate strong leadership in the biodynamic community; grow the community of biodynamic farmers, ranchers, gardeners, and land stewards; communicate the powerful vision of biodynamics and the potential it holds for the Earth; and nurture the deep spiritual roots and insights of biodynamics.