Love Fed New Haven

At A Glance

Contact: 

Raven A. Blake

Location: 

New Haven, Connecticut

Primary Issue Area:

  • Food
  • Living Economies
  • Environmental Health
  • Land & Water
  • Climate Change & Energy

Active since:

2018

Grants Received In:

  • 2020

Tax Status:

Ad-hoc

Core volunteers:

20

Community Size:

13,392

Our Purpose

Mission - Love Fed helps our neighbors grow their own food at home and cultivates a growing community that actively works towards practicing food sovereignty while supporting personal wellness and environmental health through land stewardship, agricultural education and training, and culinary education.Vision - We envision a future of equitable and localized food systems, effective food policies, as well as safe and sustainable environments. We seek to spark innovation, create and act on new and ancestral systems that include and are led by the populations most affected by food apartheid and environmental issues in the greater New Haven area, throughout Connecticut and abroad.Website Statement - Empowering New Haven and CT residents by reconnecting us to our inherent relationships with food, land & self-resiliency through Black-led / community-run food systems & agriCultural initiatives.

Summary of Projects

This group received a Seed grant in 2020 to help the group establish an online, community-driven CSA to increase food access in the wake of covid-19.