Database: List of Local Food Infrastructure Fund projects (fourth intake)

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Projects announced under the Local Food Infrastructure Fund (LFIF) support community-based and not-for-profit organizations in their efforts to create long-term solutions to address food security challenges.

To date, under the fourth intake of the program, 60 contribution agreements are signed with more to follow in the coming weeks.

Use the table below to search the LFIF projects.

 
Organization Town/City Province/
Territory
Project
description
AAFC Funding
Stoney Nakoda Nations Morley Alberta Purchase a mobile food preparation vehicle, mobile butchery, refrigerated vehicle, freezers, chicken coops, irrigation systems, rain water collection systems, garden fencing, gardening and fishing equipment and supplies to create traditional food workshops. $216,593
Nazko First Nation Quesnel British Columbia Purchase new garden beds, berry gardens, canning equipment, dishware, outdoor fire pit, smokehouse and electrical connections to a greenhouse. $260,746
The Governing Council of The Salvation Army in Canada - Nipawin Nipawin Saskatchewan Purchase a commercial electric range and a food truck. $125,288
Dene Tha' First Nation Chateh Alberta Purchase a composting unit, all-season greenhouse with aquaponics and processing structure and cold storage units. $500,000
Tsuut'ina Nation Tsuut'ina Nation Alberta Purchase a refrigerated truck, two utility vehicles and water wells and troughs. $187,137
The Kinsmen Club of Swan River Inc. Swan River Manitoba Purchase a Growcer system, exterior cold storage room and two produce refrigerated storage units. $250,000
Société de développement Pointe-à-la-Croix Pointe-à-la-Croix Quebec Purchase fruit trees and shrubs, tractor and production attachments, irrigation system, refrigeration unit and food processing equipment . $143,836
Athabasca Landing Métis Community Association Athabasca Alberta Purchase machinery, freezer, refrigerator, smoker, canning equipment, wild game sausage making kit, fishing equipment, labour costs and rental of heavy equipment, $106,332
Groupe de développement durable du Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group Inc. Cocagne New Brunswick Purchase a four-season greenhouse with solar panels and irrigation, walking tractor, processing equipment and composting equipment. $101,826
Whitefish Lake First Nation Atikameg Alberta Purchase a container hydroponic grow system. $202,005
Curve Lake First Nation Curve Lake Ontario Purchase a greenhouse, aquaponics system, industrial vegetable tray washing machine, forklift and walk-in cooler. $430,500
Tsawwassen First Nation Tsawwassen First Nation British Columbia Purchase cold storage, refrigerated truck, greenhouses and composting equipment. $412,579
Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government Nemaiah Valley British Columbia Purchase fencing, irrigation systems, garden beds, greenhouses, gardening tools, kitchen appliances and small equipment, root cellar, smokehouse, and vermicomposting bins. $290,803
Stewart Community Connections Society Stewart British Columbia Purchase a freezer, ranges, dishwasher, sinks, food preparation items, small appliances, installation, kitchen accessories and compost units. $109,920
Elizabeth Metis Settlement Cold Lake Alberta Purchase two greenhouses. $147,939
Binche Keyoh Bu Society Fort St James British Columbia Purchase a refrigerated  truck and two hydroponic vertical farms. $211,125
Peepeekisis Cree Nation No.81 Balcarres Saskatchewan Purchase a greenhouse and irrigation system, tractor with attachments, refrigerated trailer and food processing equipment. $112,257
Métis Nation - Saskatchewan Secretariat Inc. Saskatoon Saskatchewan Purchase chest freezers, meat processing equipment, smokehouse, tractor and related equipment, fruit trees, trailer, fencing and water troughs. $365,267
NunatuKavut Community Council Inc. Happy Valley Goose Bay Newfoundland and Labrador Purchase food processing equipment, three dome-style greenhouses, a Growcer modular food solution, vertical growing tower, tractor and trailer and garden tools. $358,272
Little Red River Cree Nation John D'or Prairie Alberta Purchase a hydroponic garden and processing unit. $324,202
Elk Root Conservation Farm Society Winlaw British Columbia Purchase greenhouses, irrigation system, game fencing, tractor, utility vehicle, tools, cold room, refrigerator, freezer, warehousing equipment, electric cargo bikes, coolers and a thermophilic compost turner. $298,810
York Factory First Nation York Landing Manitoba Purchase a greenhouse and associated costs. $101,111
Wolfville Farmers Market Co-operative Limited Wolfville Nova Scotia Purchase a refrigerated truck, kitchen appliances, kitchenware, food processing equipment, classroom equipment, shelving and pallet lift. $312,992
North Slave Métis Alliance Yellowknife Northwest Territories Purchase a refrigerated truck, walk-in freezer and shelving. $500,000
Tobacco Plains Indian Band Grasmere British Columbia Purchase a hydroponic grow system, gardening equipment and tools, tractor, fencing, irrigation system and greenhouses. $106,462
Western Environment Centre Inc. Corner Brook Newfoundland and Labrador Purchase a greenhouse and garden beds, composting equipment, commercial coolers and food distribution equipment. $106,184
Community Connections Society of Southeast BC Cranbrook British Columbia Purchase a container hydroponic grow system, food processing unit, food processing equipment, electric refigerated vehicle with a charging station and an industrial composter. $435,106
Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Griswold Manitoba Purchase a Growcer processing unit and equipment, two triple door refrigerators and hydroponic Growcer system. $328,165
Kanaka Bar First Nation Lytton British Columbia Purchase stainless steel tables, freeze dryers, gardening supplies, tractor, fencing, bee supplies, animal trailer, garden beds, greenhouse with foundation and a food forest with seeds, plants, soil, compost and irrigation systems. $360,037
Liard First Nation Watson Lake Yukon Purchase two fishing boats, refrigeration infrastructure, commercial kitchen equipment and four small greenhouses. $210,438
Witset First Nation Smithers British Columbia Purchase a hydroponics shipping container, hydroponics system, community root cellar, freeze dryer and pressure canner. $180,857
Agency Chiefs Tribal Council Inc. Spiritwood Saskatchewan Purchase compost drums, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, reefer container and kitchen processing equipment. $189,456
Lakeland Metis Community Association Lac La Biche Alberta Purchase cold storage, solar panels, fencing, irrigation system, tractor, two ATVs with wagons, food processing equipment and fishing equipment. $131,028
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Akwesasne Quebec Purchase a hydroponic growing system, packing and processing system and associated installation costs. $500,000
Pikangikum First Nation Pikangikum Ontario Purchase transportation equipment, butchering, and food processing equipment. $285,450
Harbour Main-Chapel's Cove-Lakeview Harbour Main Newfoundland and Labrador Purchase an electric tractor and charging station, garden boxes including site preparation, greenhouse shelving, hydroponic growing towers, irrigation system with waterline, food processing equipment, wood chipper, cold storage, apiary supplies and electrical upgrades to accommodate new infrastructure. $111,855
Sea to Sky Community Services Society Squamish British Columbia Purchase kitchen equipment, refrigerated vehicle and education supplies. $135,300
Cree Nation of Eastmain Eastmain Quebec Purchase self-contained hydroponics growing modules with solar arrays, commercial-grade vermicomposters, kitchen furniture and dishware. $500,000
The Native Council of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown Prince Edward Island Purchase a cargo van with refrigeration unit and kitchen appliances. $106,866
Nibinamik First Nation Summer Beaver Ontario Purchase a greenhouse. $100,023
Nistawoyou Association Friendship Centre Fort McMurray Alberta Purchase refrigerator, double oven, dishwasher, microwave, food processing equipment, refrigerated vehicles and kitchen renovations. $106,087
Eastern Charlotte Waterways Inc. Blacks Harbour New Brunswick Purchase a hydroponic garden system, indoor growing equipment, composters, geothermal system and electrical and plumbing upgrades to accommodate the hydroponic production. $126,996
Abegweit First Nation Scotchfort Prince Edward Island Purchase an irrigation system and installation, a cold storage unit and a commercial vehicle. $313,928
Sunshine Coast Community Services Society Sechelt British Columbia Purchase kitchen and processing equipment, garden infrastructure, irrigation system, refrigerated storage, cargo electric vehicle, composter and freight and installation charges. $257,639
The Native Women's Association of Canada Gatineau Quebec Purchase a greenhouse, root cellar, tractor with loader, rain water capture system, small watercraft, smoker, dehydrator and refrigerated trailer. $165,999
Ma Mawi-Wi-Chi-Itata Centre Inc. Winnipeg Manitoba Purchase kitchen equipment, merchandise coolers, reefer truck, reefer vans, walk-in coolers, storage shelves, assembly tables and carts. $462,849
Bande Indienne des Micmacs de Gaspé Gaspé Quebec Purchase cooking and food processing equipment, side-by-side ATV, trailer, community fishing boat, gardening tools and crop protection equipment. $266,298
Uchucklesaht Tribe Government Port Alberni British Columbia Purchase transportation vehicles, greenhouses, solar panels and food processing equipment. $108,752
Bunibonibee Cree Nation Oxford House Manitoba Purchase a hydroponic growing system, arctic greenhouse, 16-meter freezer, root cellar with integrated processing unit, site preparation and transportation. $428,625
ʔaq̓am First Nation Cranbrook British Columbia Purchase a packing/processing unit and hydroponic farm. $373,478
Lower Similkameen Indian Band Cawston British Columbia Purchase a used compost spreader, tractor and attachments, greenhouse, rototiller, mower, irrigation system, tree plantation, deer fencing and food production equipment and appliances. $193,873
Gambler First Nation Binscarth Manitoba Purchase a greenhouse with a geothermal system, soil, vertical tower system, plants, food processing and packaging equipment, irrigation systems, rain barrels, mulch, seeds, seedlings and plants. $286,653
Lac Ste. Anne Métis Community Association Stony Plain Alberta Purchase a greenhouse, refrigerated vehicle, well, garden boxes and cold storage. $321,282
Metepenagiag Heritage Park Inc. Red Bank New Brunswick Purchase a greenhouse, walk-in cooler, reefer van and food processing equipment. $137,960
Flying Dust First Nation Meadow Lake Saskatchewan Purchase greenhouses and industrial freeze dryer. $390,713
Edmonton Aboriginal Seniors Centre Edmonton Alberta Purchase two composters, greenhouse, fishing boats, smokehouse, dehydrators, canners and refrigerated van. $174,718
Potlotek First Nation Chapel Island Nova Scotia Purchase a dehydrator, honey mechanization, packaging, tractor, utility vehicle, refrigerator, freezer and field honey lift. $115,789
Cold Lake First Nations Cold Lake Alberta Purchase food processing equipment, cold and dry storage, fish harvesting equipment, food forest, garden beds with irrigation and kitchen upgrades. $201,689
Meilleur après Notre-Dame-Du-Bon-Conseil Quebec Purchase an electric refrigerated vehicle, two refrigerated food storage trailers, electrician fees and food processing equipment. $365,836
PQB Fruit Tree Foundation Qualicum Beach British Columbia Purchase a greenhouse, chicken coop, hydroponic stations, food forest, gardening tools, food processing equipment, commercial refrigerators, compost bins and a farm stand. $116,884

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