at Stanley Marketplace
The Village Farms at Stanley is a social enterprise farming project that serves the Village Exchange Center’s mission of celebrating religious and cultural diversity through food access and security.
Working to reduce food insecurity, the Farm grows organic produce that is culturally relevant to our beneficiaries. The Farm creates a space for youth and adult learning that bridges communities in a welcoming outdoor space.
- Distributes 50% of its produce to the Village Pantry; the remainder is distributed equally among partner organizations and small businesses
- Grows 30 varieties of vegetables and herbs in 2021
- Cultivates 7 distinct types of chiles, representing 4 countries’ cuisines
- Houses 30,000 honeybees in two new beehives