Grow North Farm is Mountain View’s new incubator space for local food and emerging entrepreneurs. So what does this mean?
Local, fresh food is grown on-site!
28,000 sq. ft. of urban farm land has taken root in the heart of one of Anchorage’s best neighborhoods. Farmers hone their agricultural and entrepreneurial skills in one place, with vending opportunity directly where they grow. This creates a hyper-local product and a unique experience for customers, with produce as fresh as can be.
Who is farming on-site?
Over 20 neighborhood entrepreneurs are farming on-site, hailing from Burma, Bhutan, Nepal, Sudan, the Congo, Mexico, Somalia, and more. Nearly all are women from the refugee and immigrant community. 4 are Set Up Shop graduates. We invite you to come on-site to our farmstand or monthly markets and get to know them!
It is a community showcase where people can gather!
A new farm stand allows customers to buy regularly and conveniently. Once a month throughout the summer season, we hold open-air markets where emerging entrepreneurs can sell their goods, and the community can gather for entertainment, retail, prepared food, and Mountain View swagger.
It provides opportunity for emerging food-based entrepreneurs!
Grow North Farm creates an opportunity where there was a vacancy. Local growers and emerging entrepreneurs can test their products and scale their sales month-to- month, and community members can support up-and-coming talent and local food.
Join us for our upcoming events to see the space for yourself, meet our farmers, and support our neighborhood entrepreneurs!
Stop by the farmstand during summer months on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 4-7PM to buy fresh produce picked on-site day-of!
Have questions, or want to volunteer, donate, or tour the space?
Contact Nick Bachman
E : firstname.lastname@example.org
P : (907) 865-5210
ACLT IS PROUD TO CREATE SPACES LIKE GROW NORTH FARM WHERE THE TALENT OF OUR NEIGHBORHOODS CAN SHINE.
We know that in order for neighborhoods to thrive, everyone needs the opportunity to get ahead. That is why we invest in talent that is already in the community, because we are surrounded by it every day. Grow North Farm helps to make food-business ownership attainable in every neighborhood, and ensures that the next generation of business leaders includes minority, women, and low-income entrepreneurs. This is how we will create an economically inclusive Anchorage, block by block and day by day.
Grow North Farm is a partnership with Catholic Social Services' Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services Program, without whom the Farm would not be possible.
Thank you to the many other individuals and organizations who have contributed significantly to Grow North Farm, including:
Alaska Food Policy Council
Alaska Mill & Feed
Alaska Pacific University
Americorps VISTA Program
Catherine H. Sullivan
Great Land Tree Services
Green Earth Landworks LLC
Linda Infante Lyons
Mountain View Community Council
Rotary Club of East Anchorage
State of Alaska
Ted & Ginny Moore
University of Alaska Fairbanks- Matanuska Experimental Farm
University of Alaska Anchorage