The mission of Live, Work, Eat, Grow is to cultivate vibrant communities by fostering local food, farms and gardens, creating jobs and growing small businesses, supporting an affordable home for all, and gathering friends and neighbors.
We do this through our priority areas: fostering food based small business development, enhancing community vibrancy, increasing food security, and ensuring we are a financially sustainable and vibrant community organization.
We are committed to making the New River Valley a vibrant, engaging place to live. Partnerships with communities like the Old School help support affordable housing and quality of life for those interested in being part of a multi-generational community.
Job creation and small business support are two of the ways our organization supports local economic development. At Millstone Kitchen, we provide the resources and equipment food entrepreneurs need to get to work.
Our current programs create opportunities to build impactful relationships around growing and sharing food. The neighboring restaurant and brewery at the Old School are passionate about creating excellent food and beverage offerings for the NRV.
Our gardens provide space and opportunity for community members to garden, take classes, attend potluck suppers and volunteer. We are excited to have a learning and service environment that promotes the growth of healthy food and dynamic community.
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