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Who We Are

 

Moutoux_Bittner_ChalmersFuture Harvest A Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture (Future Harvest CASA) is a network of farmers, agricultural professionals, landowners and consumers living and working in the Chesapeake region, which includes Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington DC. Future Harvest CASA promotes profitable, environmentally sound and socially acceptable food and farming systems that work to sustain communities.

Established in 1994 as a result of the successful achievements of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation "Future Harvest Project," part of the Integrated Farming Systems program, Future Harvest CASA was officially incorporated as an independent organization on September 9, 1998 and received nonprofit status on July 13, 1999. 

Please use this LINK to review the organization's 2011 IRS Form 990 Filing. Click here for notes from the 2012 Membership Meeting. See our board members below and click here for staff bios.  Contact us here.

 
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Future Harvest CASA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Direct donations to Future Harvest CASA are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. You can click the button below to contributed electronically using either Paypal or a credit card. If you prefer to mail a check, make it payable to Future Harvest CASA and mail it to 1114 Shawan Road, Suite 1, Cockeysville, MD 21030. Call us at 410-549-7878 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  with any questions.

 

We also encourage you to become a member or support our mission financially in one of the ways listed below.

 

WORKPLACE CONTRIBUTIONS

EarthShare logoFuture Harvest CASA is a member of EarthShare Mid-Atlantic, formerly the Environmental Fund for Maryland (EFM). Member organizations, like Future Harvest CASA, work hard to safeguard health, quality of life and the natural resources we all depend on. These efforts are supported by EarthShare's mission: To engage individuals and organizations in creating a healthy and sustainable environment. 

EarthShare represents nearly 30 local conservation organizations through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). You may contribute directly to Future Harvest CASA by using the number 49830 on your CFC election formsEncourage friends, relatives or neighbors to consider doing the same!
 

RESTAURANTS, CATERERS, RETAILERS AND OTHER FOOD SYSTEM VENDORS

Contact us at 410-549-7878 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to explore any of these fundraising ideas!

• Local Harvest Dinner—Host a special event at your restaurant featuring local produce and local farms with part of the proceeds benefiting Future Harvest CASA. Future Harvest CASA will help connect you with local growers, help promote the event, and send farmers, consumers, and board members to help make it a success. 

• Charity Benefit—Many restaurants or retailers have one or more times each year when they identify a local charitable organization as the recipient of the proceeds from all sales during a special one-day promotion. Future Harvest CASA is a great candidate to receive those benefits.

• Field Day Sponsor—Sponsorship of one of our educational farmer field days gets you in front of your key audience and helps us provide quality programming that benefits farmers and the people they feed.

• Farming for Profit and Stewardship Conference Sponsor—Our annual conference is the premier showcase in the Mid-Atlantic for sustainable agriculture organizations and businesses. See the 2013 Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus.

 
Organizational Members

 

Membership is one of THE MOST IMPORTANT ways you can help Future Harvest CASA fulfill its mission of promoting profitable, environmentally sound and socially acceptable food and farming systems in the Chesapeake region. Your membership contributes to our financial ability to do our work, and it contributes to the collective voice that allows us to advocate for the future of sustainable agriculture.

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The Board of Directors of Future Harvest CASA extends special recognition to these 2014 Organizational Members:

Organizational Members - 2014

Accokeek Foundation

Alternative Farming Systems Information Center

American Culinary Federation - Greater Baltimore Chapter

Ayrshire Farm

Big City Farms Holdings, LLC

Catoctin Creek Distillery

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Coastal Sunbelt Produce

The Common Market Group

Even' Star Organic Farm

The Farm at Our House

FRESHFARM Markets

Krauss Real Property Brokerage

Heathcote Community

The Humane Society of the United States

Indigenous Health Trust

Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Kaiser Permanente

Kayam Farm at Pearlstone Center

Kinloch Farm

Loudoun County Department of Economic Development

MARBIDCO

MD Sunrise Farm, LLC

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

MidAtlantic Farm Credit

Moyer's Chicks

Organic Valley

Panorama at the Peak - Farm Fresh Dining

Paradise Energy Solutions

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture

Prince Charitable Trusts

Real Food Farm - Civic Works

Small Farm Central

South Maryland Agricultural Development Commission

Stoney Lonesome Farm

University of Maryland Extension

Whole Foods Market

Willowsford

 
Board

2014 Board of Directors

 


Will MorrowPresident 
Whitmore Farm, Emmitsburg, MD
(Farmer)

Chip Planck, 1st Vice President 

Wheatland Vegetable Farms, Purcellville, VA  

(Retired farmer of 31 years)

Rob Schnabel2nd Vice President 
Maryland Grazers Network / Farm Stewardship Manager
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, MD

(Agriculture professional)

 

   

 

 

Amanda BehrensSecretary  
Center for a Livable Future, Baltimore City, MD
(Agriculture professional)

Jennifer Walsh, Treasurer 
Pittsburg, PA

Jamie Baxter
Chesapeake Bay Trust, Annapolis, MD 


 

 

 

Amy Crone
Maryland Farmers Market Association, Annapolis, MD

Melanie Dietrich-Cochran
Keswick Creamery, Newburg, PA

Celeste James
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic, Rockville, MD

 

 

 

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Margaret Morgan-Hubbard

 

Sudeep Mathew
University of Maryland Extension, Dorchester County, Cambridge, MD
(Agriculture agent)

Margarita Morgan-Hubbard
ECO City Farms, Edmonston, MD
(CEO and Founder)

Carole Morison
Bird's Eye View Farm, Pocomoke City, MD

     

Ginger Myers

Mike Snow

Rob Moutoux 

Moutoux Orchard, Purcellville, VA
(Farmer)

Ginger Myers   

Western Maryland Research & Education Center, Keedysville, MD

(Farmer & Agriculture agent)

Michael Snow  
Willowsford Farm, Loudoun County, VA
(Farmer)

 

 

 

 

 Greg Strella

 

Paul Sorenson
Gravel Springs Farm, Union Bridge, MD

Greg Strella
Great Kids Farm, Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore, MD
(Farmer-Educator)

Doug Whipple
Whipple Farms
Rixeyville, VA

 
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