Thanks to a generous network of supporters, we're making a difference, and we have the numbers to prove it. Join the coop today to help us reach our goal of 2000+ member owners!

Ferile Grounds has fundraisied $1,850,000 towards our goal of $10 million!

Currently there are 880 member owners.


Preferred Shares

Make a socially responsible investment.

Who: Fertile Ground Food Cooperative member-owners who live in North Carolina.

What amount: $1,000 and above

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Cooperative Donations

Directly and immediately support our cooperative.

Who: anyone, anywhere

What amount: $1 and above

How does it work: You donate directly to Fertile Ground, which is incorporated as a for-profit cooperative association. Your direct donation allows us to immediately put your contributions to work!

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Fiscal Sponsor Donations

Provide a tax-deductible donation through a trusted third-party.

Who: anyone, anywhere

What amount: $1 and above

How does it work: You donate to our fiscal sponsor, Carolina Common Enterprise, and indicate that you are supporting Fertile Ground in the “add a message” section of the donation box. You get a potential tax deduction from your donation, and we receive these funds from Carolina Common Enterprise in time.

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Fertile Ground’s Fundraising Team has prepared this Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to help answer your questions about the Capital Campaign. 

If you have specific questions after reading the FAQs, please reach out to to speak with a member of the Fundraising Team about your contribution options.

We appreciate all of your support of Fertile Ground, especially during this exciting Capital Campaign stage!

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