SOIL BORN FARM URBAN AGRICULTURE PROJECT

Address
PO BOX 661175
SACRAMENTO, CA 95866
Contact
Website: http://www.soilborn.org
Phone: +1 (916) 363-9685
Nonprofit
NTEE: J22 - Vocational Training
EIN: 20-0774693

Mission

FOOD, EDUCATING CONSUMERS ABOUT HEALTHY FOOD AND TEACHING RESIDENTS ANDBEGINNING FARMERS HOW TO GROW HEALTHY FOOD.
 201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2004
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Metropolitan statistical area6922
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$225,565.00$165,406.00$163,643.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$208,966.00$165,405.00$163,643.00
Number of employees273028
Number of people compensated >$100k000
Number of volunteers850850850
Number of highly compensated contractors000
Personnel
Barish-Wreden, Maxine
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMAXINE BARISH-WREDENMAXINE BARISH-WREDENMAXINE BARISH-WREDEN
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Bennett, Mica
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMICA BENNETTMICA BENNETTMICA BENNETT
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Clark, Maxine
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMAXINE CLARKMAXINE CLARKMAXINE CLARK
Average hours per week working for org10.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Cook, George
TitleSecretarySECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personGEORGE COOK IIIGEORGE COOKGEORGE COOK
Average hours per week working for org3.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Cultrera, Paul
TitleTreasurerTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personPAUL CULTRERAPAUL CULTRERAPAUL CULTRERA
Average hours per week working for org3.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Harrison, Richard
TitleExecutive Dir.  
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD SHAWN HARRISON  
Average hours per week working for org40.00  
Reportable compensation from org$82,735.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$6,572.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Harrison, Shawn
Title EXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person SHAWN HARRISONSHAWN HARRISON
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org $82,735.00$81,855.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position OfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Hogarty, Mary
TitleDirector  
Name of key/compensated personMARY HOGARTY  
Average hours per week working for org1.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Minnehan, Sara
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personSARA MINNEHANSARA MINNEHANSARA MINNEHAN
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Sehnert, Brian
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personBRIAN SEHNERTBRIAN SEHNERTBRIAN SEHNERT
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Spataro, Kurt
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personKURT SPATAROKURT SPATAROKURT SPATARO
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Urner, Callie
TitleFINANCE MANAGER  
Name of key/compensated personCALLIE URNER  
Average hours per week working for org32.00  
Reportable compensation from org$43,546.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$3,459.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Young, Blake
TitlePresidentCHAIRCHAIR
Name of key/compensated personBLAKE YOUNGBLAKE YOUNGBLAKE YOUNG
Average hours per week working for org5.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Zeller, Janet
TitleCO-DIRECTORCO-DIRECTORCO-DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJANET ZELLERJANET ZELLERJANET ZELLER
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$82,685.00$82,670.00$81,788.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$6,568.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesFOOD, EDUCATING CONSUMERS ABOUT HEALTHY FOOD AND TEACHING RESIDENTS ANDBEGINNING FARMERS HOW TO GROW HEALTHY FOOD.SUPPORT BETTER PERSONAL, COMMUNITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH BY IMPROVING ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD, EDUCATING CONSUMERS ABOUT HEALTHY FOOD AND TEACHING RESIDENTS AND BEGINNING FARMERS HOW TO GROW HEALTHY FOOD.SUPPORT BETTER PERSONAL, COMMUNITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH BY IMPROVING ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD, EDUCATING CONSUMERS ABOUT HEALTHY FOOD AND TEACHING RESIDENTS AND BEGINNING FARMERS HOW TO GROW HEALTHY FOOD.
Program expenses (total)$1,583,023.00$1,230,361.00$1,110,708.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
EDUCATION:-DEVELOPED A SERVICE-BASED YOUTH CORPS EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT HASSERVED OVER 20,000 YOUTH IN THE LAST 10 YEARS.-DEVELOPED COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL GARDEN TRAINING PROGRAM SERVING SACRAMENTO COUNTY REGION. CURRENTLY DEVELOPING SCHOOL GARDEN PROGRAMS AT 7 SCHOOL SITES AND SUPPORTING DOZENS MORE THROUGHOUT THE AREA. -DEVELOPED A COMPRENSIVE YEAR-ROUND FIELD TRIP AND SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM FOR YOUTH FOCUSED ON HANDS-ON SKILLS BUILDING IN FOOD PRODUCTION, ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP AND HEALTHY EATING. -DEVELOPED INNOVATIVE AND STANDARDS-BASED CURRICULUM FOR ALL OFOUR CORE PROGRAM COMPONENTS.-DEVELOPED A SET OF YOUTH OPERATING AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES THATDEFINES OUR APPROACH TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT.-DEVELOPED A SUITE OF ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES COVERING A WIDERANGE OF FOOD PRODUCTION AND HEALTH RELATED ACTIVITIES THAT ARE OFFEREDTHROUGHOUT THE YEAR.-CREATED TWO SUCCESSFUL SEASONAL EVENTS INCLUDING THE AUTUMNEQUINOX CELEBRATION (14TH YEAR) AND THE DAY ON THE FARM (12THYEAR).
Program expenses$619,774.00  
Program revenue$138,531.00  
Program descriptionEDUCATION:-DEVELOPED A SERVICE-BASED YOUTH CORPS EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT HASSERVED OVER 20,000 YOUTH IN THE LAST 10 YEARS.-DEVELOPED COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL GARDEN TRAINING PROGRAM SERVING SACRAMENTO COUNTY REGION. CURRENTLY DEVELOPING SCHOOL GARDEN PROGRAMS AT 7 SCHOOL SITES AND SUPPORTING DOZENS MORE THROUGHOUT THE AREA. -DEVELOPED A COMPRENSIVE YEAR-ROUND FIELD TRIP AND SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM FOR YOUTH FOCUSED ON HANDS-ON SKILLS BUILDING IN FOOD PRODUCTION, ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP AND HEALTHY EATING. -DEVELOPED INNOVATIVE AND STANDARDS-BASED CURRICULUM FOR ALL OFOUR CORE PROGRAM COMPONENTS.-DEVELOPED A SET OF YOUTH OPERATING AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES THATDEFINES OUR APPROACH TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT.-DEVELOPED A SUITE OF ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES COVERING A WIDERANGE OF FOOD PRODUCTION AND HEALTH RELATED ACTIVITIES THAT ARE OFFEREDTHROUGHOUT THE YEAR.-CREATED TWO SUCCESSFUL SEASONAL EVENTS INCLUDING THE AUTUMNEQUINOX CELEBRATION (14TH YEAR) AND THE DAY ON THE FARM (12THYEAR).  
SOIL BORN FARMS URBAN AGRICULTURE PROJECT WORKS TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY HEALTH THROUGH A COMBINATION OF SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION, IMPROVED FOOD ACCESS AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION ACTIVITIES. SOIL BORN FARMS' ACCOMPLISHMENTS INCLUDE:FOOD PRODUCTION: -CREATION OF MORE URBAN FARMS -- TWO NEW FARMS RUN BY SOIL BORN AND THREE RUN BY LOCAL HMONG FAMILIES TOTALING NEARLY 70 ACRES OF URBAN FARMLAND. -ANNUALLY PRODUCE OVER 200,000 POUNDS OF PRODUCE FROM TWO URBAN FARM SITES FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS. -DEVELOPED THE ONLY NON-PROFIT URBAN FARM AND EDUCATION CENTER SERVING THE SIX COUNTY REGION. -DEVELOPED A COMPREHENSIVE 7.5 MONTH APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING PROGRAM THAT HAS WORKED WITH OVER 30 ASPIRING FARMERS. -DEVELOPED FARMLAND ACCESS MODELS WITH BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LANDOWNERS. -HELPED DEVELOP, PLAN AND RUN TWO NEW SCHOOL GARDENS.FOOD ACCESS: -DEVELOPED THE FIRST CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY THAT DIRECTLY SERVES LOW INCOME RESIDENTS AND ALLOWS THE USE OF EBT (FOOD STAMPS) REDEMPTION. THIS MARKET IS NOW IN ITS SIXTH YEAR OF OPERATION. -DEVELOPED THE FIRST MOBILE URBAN FARM STAND MODEL FOR OUR SIX COUNTY REGION THAT IS UNIQUE IN ITS FOCUS ON SERVING LOW INCOME RESIDENTS. WE CURRENTLY RUN AND/OR SUPPORT THREE OF THESE FARM STANDS. -CURRENTLY PRODUCING AND DISTRIBUTING OVER 70,000 POUNDS ANNUALLY THAT IS STRICTLY USED FOR DONATION PURPOSES FOR LOCAL FOOD BANKS AND FOOD CLOSETS. -CURRENTLY ORGANIZE AND MANAGE A REGIONAL URBAN FOOD FOREST GLEANING PROGRAM THAT COLLECTS AND DONATES OVER 50,000 POUNDS OF FRESH FRUIT EACH YEAR FROM URBAN HOMEOWNERS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES. -CURRENTLY ORGANIZING AND PLANNING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A REGIONAL FOOD AGGREGATION HUB THAT IMPROVES THE FLOW OF FRESH PRODUCE FROM SMALL AND MID-SIZE LOCAL GROWERS TO INSTITUTIONAL CUSTOMERS SUCH AS SCHOOLS AND HOSPITALS.EDUCATION: -DEVELOPED A SERVICE-BASED YOUTH CORPS EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT HAS SERVED OVER 10,000 YOUTH IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS. -(FIELD TRIPS), EXPLORATION (REPEAT SCHOOL DAY INTERACTIONS), AND LEADERSHIP(AFTER SCHOOL AND SUMMER). -DEVELOPED INNOVATIVE AND STANDARDS-BASED CURRICULUM FOR ALL OF OUR CORE PROGRAM COMPONENTS. -DEVELOPED A SET OF YOUTH OPERATING AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES THAT DEFINES OUR APPROACH TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT. -DEVELOPED A SUITE OF ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES COVERING A WIDE RANGE OF FOOD PRODUCTION AND HEALTH RELATED ACTIVITIES THAT ARE OFFERED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. -RECENTLY LAUNCHED A "GREEN" JOB PROGRAM SERVING OVER 20 LOCAL UNDERSERVED YOUTH EACH YEAR. -HELPED DEVELOP THE FIRST HEALTHY EATING AND ACTIVE LIVING FOCUSED ANNUAL YOUTH RUNNING EVENT. -CREATED TWO SUCCESSFUL SEASONAL EVENTS INCLUDING THE AUTUMN EQUINOX CELEBRATION (SEVENTH YEAR) AND THE DAY ON THE FARM (FIFTH YEAR).
Program expenses  $1,110,708.00
Program revenue  $291,387.00
Program description  SOIL BORN FARMS URBAN AGRICULTURE PROJECT WORKS TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY HEALTH THROUGH A COMBINATION OF SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION, IMPROVED FOOD ACCESS AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION ACTIVITIES. SOIL BORN FARMS' ACCOMPLISHMENTS INCLUDE:FOOD PRODUCTION: -CREATION OF MORE URBAN FARMS -- TWO NEW FARMS RUN BY SOIL BORN AND THREE RUN BY LOCAL HMONG FAMILIES TOTALING NEARLY 70 ACRES OF URBAN FARMLAND. -ANNUALLY PRODUCE OVER 200,000 POUNDS OF PRODUCE FROM TWO URBAN FARM SITES FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS. -DEVELOPED THE ONLY NON-PROFIT URBAN FARM AND EDUCATION CENTER SERVING THE SIX COUNTY REGION. -DEVELOPED A COMPREHENSIVE 7.5 MONTH APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING PROGRAM THAT HAS WORKED WITH OVER 30 ASPIRING FARMERS. -DEVELOPED FARMLAND ACCESS MODELS WITH BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LANDOWNERS. -HELPED DEVELOP, PLAN AND RUN TWO NEW SCHOOL GARDENS.FOOD ACCESS: -DEVELOPED THE FIRST CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY THAT DIRECTLY SERVES LOW INCOME RESIDENTS AND ALLOWS THE USE OF EBT (FOOD STAMPS) REDEMPTION. THIS MARKET IS NOW IN ITS SIXTH YEAR OF OPERATION. -DEVELOPED THE FIRST MOBILE URBAN FARM STAND MODEL FOR OUR SIX COUNTY REGION THAT IS UNIQUE IN ITS FOCUS ON SERVING LOW INCOME RESIDENTS. WE CURRENTLY RUN AND/OR SUPPORT THREE OF THESE FARM STANDS. -CURRENTLY PRODUCING AND DISTRIBUTING OVER 70,000 POUNDS ANNUALLY THAT IS STRICTLY USED FOR DONATION PURPOSES FOR LOCAL FOOD BANKS AND FOOD CLOSETS. -CURRENTLY ORGANIZE AND MANAGE A REGIONAL URBAN FOOD FOREST GLEANING PROGRAM THAT COLLECTS AND DONATES OVER 50,000 POUNDS OF FRESH FRUIT EACH YEAR FROM URBAN HOMEOWNERS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES. -CURRENTLY ORGANIZING AND PLANNING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A REGIONAL FOOD AGGREGATION HUB THAT IMPROVES THE FLOW OF FRESH PRODUCE FROM SMALL AND MID-SIZE LOCAL GROWERS TO INSTITUTIONAL CUSTOMERS SUCH AS SCHOOLS AND HOSPITALS.EDUCATION: -DEVELOPED A SERVICE-BASED YOUTH CORPS EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT HAS SERVED OVER 10,000 YOUTH IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS. -(FIELD TRIPS), EXPLORATION (REPEAT SCHOOL DAY INTERACTIONS), AND LEADERSHIP(AFTER SCHOOL AND SUMMER). -DEVELOPED INNOVATIVE AND STANDARDS-BASED CURRICULUM FOR ALL OF OUR CORE PROGRAM COMPONENTS. -DEVELOPED A SET OF YOUTH OPERATING AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES THAT DEFINES OUR APPROACH TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT. -DEVELOPED A SUITE OF ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES COVERING A WIDE RANGE OF FOOD PRODUCTION AND HEALTH RELATED ACTIVITIES THAT ARE OFFERED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. -RECENTLY LAUNCHED A "GREEN" JOB PROGRAM SERVING OVER 20 LOCAL UNDERSERVED YOUTH EACH YEAR. -HELPED DEVELOP THE FIRST HEALTHY EATING AND ACTIVE LIVING FOCUSED ANNUAL YOUTH RUNNING EVENT. -CREATED TWO SUCCESSFUL SEASONAL EVENTS INCLUDING THE AUTUMN EQUINOX CELEBRATION (SEVENTH YEAR) AND THE DAY ON THE FARM (FIFTH YEAR).
URBAN FARMING AND FOOD ACCESS:-DEVELOPED AND RUN TWO URBAN COMMUNITY FARMS ON 55+ ACRES. SUPPORTED THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIX OTHER URBAN FARMING EFFORTS IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY. DEVELOPED A COMPREHENSIVE 7.5 MONTH APPRENTICESHIP TRAININGPROGRAM THAT HAS TRAINED WITH OVER 50 ASPIRING FARMERS. 80% OF THESE TRAININGS ARE STILL IN FOOD RELATED CAREERS. -DEVELOPED FARMLAND ACCESS MODELS WITH BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LANDOWNERS.-DEVELOPED THE FIRST CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET IN SACRAMENTO COUNTYTHAT DIRECTLY SERVES LOW INCOME RESIDENTS AND ALLOWS THE USE OF EBT(FOOD STAMPS) REDEMPTION. - LEAD AGENCY FOR 10 YEAR FOOD ACCESS INITIATIVE IN SOUTH SACRAMENTO ASSOCIATED WITH THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENTS BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITY WORK. -DEVELOPED THE FIRST MOBILE URBAN FARM STAND MODEL FOR OUR SIX COUNTY REGION THAT IS UNIQUE IN ITS FOCUS ON SERVING LOW INCOME RESIDENTS.-CURRENTLY PRODUCING, GLEANING AND DISTRIBUTING OVER 200,000 POUNDS ANNUALLY OF HEALTHY LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCE. AN ESTIMATED 40,000 POUNDS OF THAT FOOD IS STRICTLY USED FOR DONATION PURPOSES FOR LOCAL FOOD BANKS AND FOOD CLOSETS.-CURRENTLY ORGANIZE AND MANAGE A REGIONAL URBAN FOOD FORESTGLEANING PROGRAM THAT COLLECTS AND DONATES OVER 50,000 POUNDS OF FRESHFRUIT EACH YEAR FROM URBAN HOMEOWNERS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES.-NEIGHBORWOODS/WE DIG IT: PARTERING ON FRUIT TREE PLANTING AND GARDEN BUILD PROGRAM SERVING ELIGBILE NEIGHBORHOODS IN SOUTH SACRAMENTO. -ASSISTED IN THE BUSINEESS PLANNING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AREGIONAL FOOD AGGREGATION HUB THAT IMPROVES THE FLOW OF FRESH PRODUCEFROM SMALL AND MID-SIZE LOCAL GROWERS TO INSTITUTIONAL CUSTOMERS SUCHAS SCHOOLS AND HOSPITALS.
Program expenses$963,249.00$1,230,361.00 
Program revenue$194,938.00$253,987.00 
Program descriptionURBAN FARMING AND FOOD ACCESS:-DEVELOPED AND RUN TWO URBAN COMMUNITY FARMS ON 55+ ACRES. SUPPORTED THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIX OTHER URBAN FARMING EFFORTS IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY. DEVELOPED A COMPREHENSIVE 7.5 MONTH APPRENTICESHIP TRAININGPROGRAM THAT HAS TRAINED WITH OVER 50 ASPIRING FARMERS. 80% OF THESE TRAININGS ARE STILL IN FOOD RELATED CAREERS. -DEVELOPED FARMLAND ACCESS MODELS WITH BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LANDOWNERS.-DEVELOPED THE FIRST CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET IN SACRAMENTO COUNTYTHAT DIRECTLY SERVES LOW INCOME RESIDENTS AND ALLOWS THE USE OF EBT(FOOD STAMPS) REDEMPTION. - LEAD AGENCY FOR 10 YEAR FOOD ACCESS INITIATIVE IN SOUTH SACRAMENTO ASSOCIATED WITH THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENTS BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITY WORK. -DEVELOPED THE FIRST MOBILE URBAN FARM STAND MODEL FOR OUR SIX COUNTY REGION THAT IS UNIQUE IN ITS FOCUS ON SERVING LOW INCOME RESIDENTS.-CURRENTLY PRODUCING, GLEANING AND DISTRIBUTING OVER 200,000 POUNDS ANNUALLY OF HEALTHY LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCE. AN ESTIMATED 40,000 POUNDS OF THAT FOOD IS STRICTLY USED FOR DONATION PURPOSES FOR LOCAL FOOD BANKS AND FOOD CLOSETS.-CURRENTLY ORGANIZE AND MANAGE A REGIONAL URBAN FOOD FORESTGLEANING PROGRAM THAT COLLECTS AND DONATES OVER 50,000 POUNDS OF FRESHFRUIT EACH YEAR FROM URBAN HOMEOWNERS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES.-NEIGHBORWOODS/WE DIG IT: PARTERING ON FRUIT TREE PLANTING AND GARDEN BUILD PROGRAM SERVING ELIGBILE NEIGHBORHOODS IN SOUTH SACRAMENTO. -ASSISTED IN THE BUSINEESS PLANNING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AREGIONAL FOOD AGGREGATION HUB THAT IMPROVES THE FLOW OF FRESH PRODUCEFROM SMALL AND MID-SIZE LOCAL GROWERS TO INSTITUTIONAL CUSTOMERS SUCHAS SCHOOLS AND HOSPITALS.SOIL BORN FARMS URBAN AGRICULTURE PROJECT WORKS TO IMPROVE COMMUNITYHEALTH THROUGH A COMBINATION OF SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION, IMPROVEDFOOD ACCESS AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION ACTIVITIES. SOIL BORN FARMS'ACCOMPLISHMENTS INCLUDE:URBAN FARMING AND FOOD ACCESS:-DEVELOPED AND RUN TWO URBAN COMMUNITY FARMS ON 55+ ACRES. SUPPORTED THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIX OTHER URBAN FARMING EFFORTS IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY. DEVELOPED A COMPREHENSIVE 7.5 MONTH APPRENTICESHIP TRAININGPROGRAM THAT HAS TRAINED WITH OVER 50 ASPIRING FARMERS. 80% OF THESE TRAININGS ARE STILL IN FOOD RELATED CAREERS. -DEVELOPED FARMLAND ACCESS MODELS WITH BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LANDOWNERS.-DEVELOPED THE FIRST CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET IN SACRAMENTO COUNTYTHAT DIRECTLY SERVES LOW INCOME RESIDENTS AND ALLOWS THE USE OF EBT(FOOD STAMPS) REDEMPTION. -DEVELOPED THE FIRST MOBILE URBAN FARM STAND MODEL FOR OUR SIX COUNTY REGION THAT IS UNIQUE IN ITS FOCUS ON SERVING LOW INCOME RESIDENTS.-CURRENTLY PRODUCING, GLEANING AND DISTRIBUTING OVER 200,000 POUNDS ANNUALLY OF HEALTHY LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCE. AN ESTIMATED 20,000 POUNDS OF THAT FOOD IS STRICTLY USED FOR DONATION PURPOSES FOR LOCAL FOOD BANKS AND FOOD CLOSETS.-CURRENTLY ORGANIZE AND MANAGE A REGIONAL URBAN FOOD FORESTGLEANING PROGRAM THAT COLLECTS AND DONATES OVER 50,000 POUNDS OF FRESHFRUIT EACH YEAR FROM URBAN HOMEOWNERS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES.-ASSISTED IN THE BUSINEESS PLANNING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AREGIONAL FOOD AGGREGATION HUB THAT IMPROVES THE FLOW OF FRESH PRODUCEFROM SMALL AND MID-SIZE LOCAL GROWERS TO INSTITUTIONAL CUSTOMERS SUCHAS SCHOOLS AND HOSPITALS.EDUCATION:-DEVELOPED A SERVICE-BASED YOUTH CORPS EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT HASSERVED OVER 20,000 YOUTH IN THE LAST 10 YEARS.-DEVELOPED COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL GARDEN TRAINING PROGRAM SERVING SACRAMENTO COUNTY REGION. CURRENTLY DEVELOPING SCHOOL GARDEN PROGRAMS AT 7 SCHOOL SITES AND SUPPORTING DOZENS MORE THROUGHOUT THE AREA. -DEVELOPED A COMPRENSIVE YEAR-ROUND FIELD TRIP AND SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM FOR YOUTH FOCUSED ON HANDS-ON SKILLS BUILDING IN FOOD PRODUCTION, ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP AND HEALTHY EATING. -DEVELOPED INNOVATIVE AND STANDARDS-BASED CURRICULUM FOR ALL OFOUR CORE PROGRAM COMPONENTS.-DEVELOPED A SET OF YOUTH OPERATING AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES THATDEFINES OUR APPROACH TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT.-DEVELOPED A SUITE OF ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES COVERING A WIDERANGE OF FOOD PRODUCTION AND HEALTH RELATED ACTIVITIES THAT ARE OFFEREDTHROUGHOUT THE YEAR.-CREATED TWO SUCCESSFUL SEASONAL EVENTS INCLUDING THE AUTUMNEQUINOX CELEBRATION (14TH YEAR) AND THE DAY ON THE FARM (12THYEAR). 
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$1,888,739.00$1,604,820.00$1,441,238.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$1,583,023.00$1,230,361.00$1,110,708.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$191,213.00$258,356.00$227,772.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$114,503.00$116,103.00$102,758.00
Revenue
Total revenue$1,981,936.00$1,599,418.00$1,520,135.00
Program service revenue (total)$333,469.00$253,987.00$291,387.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,593,620.00$1,303,759.00$1,204,936.00
Investment income$271.00$2,321.00$123.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$54,576.00$39,351.00$23,689.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue $0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,593,620.00$1,303,759.00$1,204,936.00
Gross receipts$1,998,164.00$1,631,752.00$1,556,691.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$40,148.00$29,024.00$40,500.00
Revenue from gov't grants $16,986.00$229,964.00
Revenue from all other contributions$1,553,472.00$1,257,749.00$934,472.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00  
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00  
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00  
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$271.00$2,153.00$123.00
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$54,576.00$39,351.00$23,689.00
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00  
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00  
Legal fees (total)$0.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00  
Investment management fees (total)$0.00  
Accounting service fees (total)$2,603.00$4,069.00$2,415.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$895,825.00$791,706.00$741,952.00
Total assets, beginning of year$791,706.00$741,952.00$620,100.00
Total liabilities$291,810.00$280,888.00$225,732.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$280,888.00$225,732.00$182,777.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$73,487.00$101,772.00$57,746.00
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00  
Temporarily restricted net assets$463,477.00$321,827.00$303,385.00
Net assets$604,015.00$510,818.00$516,220.00
Net assets, beginning of year$510,818.00$516,220.00$437,323.00
Other liabilities $150,000.00$150,000.00
Intangible assets$0.00  
Other assets$0.00  
Investments: other securities$0.00  
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$110,547.00$161,863.00$209,023.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$161,863.00$209,023.00$84,457.00
Investments: program-related$0.00  
Inventories for sale or use$0.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$93,197.00-$5,402.00$78,897.00
Advertising (total)$4,177.00$31,112.00$13,926.00
Savings & temp cash investment$251,620.00$114,127.00$105,996.00
Accounts receivable, net$29,236.00  
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$6,581.00$5,532.00$2,112.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$70,564.00$37,640.00$49,398.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$150,000.00  
Secured mortgages and notes payable$71,246.00$93,248.00$26,334.00
Total net assets or fund balances$604,015.00$510,818.00$516,220.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$23,118.00$38,616.00$47,293.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members121010
Number of independent voting members10109
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Accounting methodAccrualAccrualAccrual
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with entity owner TrueTrue
Business transaction with employeeTrue  
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-09-182016-12-082015-08-24
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0
Filing identifier201731619349300103201602109349301315201531809349300148
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