Many thanks to our current sponsors, in-kind donors, and foundation partners:

Albert Pick, Jr. Fund

Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP

Chicago Regional Food Systems Fund

Coleman Foundation

Conagra Brands Foundation

Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

Environmental Law and Policy Center

Experimental Station

First Midwest Bank

Lumpkin Family Foundation 

Martha Struthers Farley and Donald C. Farley, Jr. Family Foundation

Robert and Toni Bader Foundation

State of Illinois Treasurers Office

Walter S. Mander Foundation

West Monroe Partners


We partner with organizations, businesses and institutions across Chicago and the world who share our commitment to sustainable food and energy production, and local economic development.

15th Ward

Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council

Back of the Yards Peace and Education Coalition

Chicago Commons

Chicago Park District

Experimental Station

Holy Cross Church

Loyola University

Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business

Illinois Institute of Technology Institute of Design

Port Ministries


University of Chicago Odyssey Career Program