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Encourage Biodiversity

Thank you Local First for featuring an article about our Biodiversity Micro Grant!

Slow Food West Michigan recently announced the recipients of its inaugural Biodiversity Micro-Grants. The grants provide funding to small-scale farmers cultivating heirloom varieties and heritage breeds, and are in the amount of $200 to $500.

Slow Food strives to preserve our food heritage and maintain diversity in the food supply. A biodiverse diet is not only more nutritious, but also makes for a more stable food system and a richer local food and farming culture.”

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