International Rescue Committee (IRC)

IRC New Roots Community Farm

NewRootsFarmThe IRC New Roots Community Farm opened in 2009 on a 2.3 acre lot near the IRC office.  Eighty families immediately began growing produce for their families. 

In January 2011, the New Roots Community Farm became certified to sell at farmers’ markets.

Articles about the IRC New Roots Community Farm:

Volunteer Work Day at New Roots Saturday December 27

Local Restaurants Buy Produce from IRC Farmers

IRC Farmers Make Record Sales

Mint Harvest

Urban Farming in the News

IRC Aqua Farm

Michelle Obama Visits New Roots

To learn more about the IRC Food Security and Community Health Program, click here.

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