Sauder Village awarded OFBF grant

Staff report

Sauder Village in Archbold is one of nine organizations awarded grants by the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation to fund efforts in ag-related programming.

The grant for Sauder Village funded a video: “Grain: From Field to Flour.”

OFBF said the $1,000 to $3,000 grants are provided for a one-year period. They are issued to fund programs that create a positive, measurable impact in four core areas of giving through its Action and Awareness grant program: education, environment, economic develop, and human-animal bond.

Other recipients include the Ohio Soybean Foundation for its ag-biotech academy; Friends of Sunrock Farm Inc. for farm visit subsidies for low-income and at-risk youth; the Ohio Farm Bureau for AgriPOWER Class IX; the Ohio FFA Foundation for its leadership camp; Highland Youth Garden for its summer program; Gorman Heritage Farm Foundation’s Agriculture Education for its Building Healthy Futures program; the Jefferson County Farm Bureau for Chickquest, an agricultural outreach program; and the North Union Farmers Market, for its efforts to train farmers and expand wholesale distribution in northeast Ohio.

Staff report