Working Directly with Farmers
We have relationships with more than 200 small, independent farms and food producers across the U.S. and your business with us supports their economic sustainability. We are dedicated to building long-term relationships with growers of unique produce and strong stewards of the land.
More Than Twenty Years of Farm Direct Impact
200+ small farms and suppliers
Tens of Millions of Servings Purchased
75% 5+ Years of Partnership
The FruitGuys Community Fund
Sustainability Grants to Small Farms
The FruitGuys Community Fund was founded in 2012 to provide annual grant awards to small farms to support sustainable agriculture projects that have large positive impacts on the environment, local food systems, and farm diversity.
The FruitGuys Community Fund Impact 2012-2021
88 Sustainability Grants
$341,000 Total Funding
28 States Supported
83% to Women & BIPOC Farms
98% Beginning Farmers
52% to Family Farms
The FruitGuys Community Fund invites you to get involved.
*The FruitGuys Community Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization under fiscal sponsorship of Community Initiatives. The FruitGuys contribute the majority of The Funds annual budget. Grantees undergo an independent selection process and farms both in and outside The FruitGuys supply network are eligible to apply.