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44 Horticultural Social Enterprises

From Urban Farming Programs to Youthful Entrepreneurship

— May 27, 2014 — Social Good
From urban farming programs to youthful entrepreneurship endeavors, horticultural social enterprises meld diverse agriculture initiatives with a social mission. It is a term that the Social Business editorial team first learned from a recent YouTube video featuring Cultivate London's General Manager, Adrienne Attorp, but it can be used widely.

As city's become more and more condensed and gentrified, there will be more need and desire to create alternative communities that also produce healthy fruit and vegetables. Flowers are also an important part of being on this planet and they are something that these horticultural social enterprises take quite seriously. Whether you like to get your hands dirty in the garden yourself or you simply appreciate a fresh herb, the goal here is to simply live a greener life -- and that means supporting programs that help to create positive social change.
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Farm Share Directories
Farm Share Directories
Locally Sourced is an Online Resource Based in Toronto, Canada
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42
Tourist-Attracting Sustainable Infrastructure
Tourist-Attracting Sustainable Infrastructure
Corn Cow Inc. Improves New York's Rural Subsistence
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41
Legal Advice for Farmers
Legal Advice for Farmers
Farm Commons is a Non-Profit Organization with Echoing Green Support
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40
Self-Sustaining Farms
Self-Sustaining Farms
One Acre Fund Trains Local Farmers on How to Grow Crops Effectively
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39
Agricultural Data Collectors
Agricultural Data Collectors
Acopio Does Necessary Work for Coffee Producers in Latin America
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38
Remote Agriculture Broadcasts
Remote Agriculture Broadcasts
The Smallholders Farmers Rural Radio Supports Communities in Nigeria
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37
Small Food Economies
Small Food Economies
Principle Six Emphasizes Farmers and Locally Grown Products
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36
Job-Training Urban Farms
Job-Training Urban Farms
Cultivate London is a Social Enterprise Growing with Community
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35
Urban Farm Networks
Urban Farm Networks
Fresh City is a Toronto-Based Social Enterprise
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34
Ethical Organic Java Beans
Ethical Organic Java Beans
The Stonepound Coffee Company Brings Eco-Friendly Joe to Toronto
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Sustainable Agro Advocacy
Sustainable Agro Advocacy
Agriculture for Impact is an Initiative Calling on European Government
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32
Outdoorsy Art Centers
Outdoorsy Art Centers
Stepney City Farm Encompasses a Shop, Food Market, Cafe, Crafts and Animals
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31
Cassava Beer
Cassava Beer
The SABMiller 'Eagle' is the Company's Ghanaian Brew
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30
Green Java Distributors
Green Java Distributors
Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers Helps Farmers Succeed
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29
Small Farmer Food Products
Small Farmer Food Products
Equal Exchange Offers Fair Trade Goods Through Long-Term Partnerships
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28
Revitalizing Compost Companies
Revitalizing Compost Companies
Detroit Dirt Utilizes Unused Pieces of Land for Urban Farms
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27
Labor-Reducing Dairy Farms
Labor-Reducing Dairy Farms
Arohana Works in India to Reduce Dependency
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26
Mission-Driven Food Distributors
Mission-Driven Food Distributors
Common Market Works with Local and Sustainable Farming
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25
Micro Forestry Startups
Micro Forestry Startups
KOMAZA Creates Sustainable Economic Opportunities for Farmers in Africa
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24
Holistic Food Experiences
Holistic Food Experiences
Aya Community Markets is an Organic Nourishment in Dc
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23
Holistic Farming Companies
Holistic Farming Companies
Coombe Farm Comprises of Enterprises and Business Partnerships
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22
Online Foodie Marketplaces
Online Foodie Marketplaces
FarmersWeb Connects Producers and Buyers in the NY Tri-State Area
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21
Women-Focused Eco Programs
Women-Focused Eco Programs
Backpack Farm is an African-Based Entrepreneurship Supporter
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20
Socially Conscious Vertical Harvesting
Socially Conscious Vertical Harvesting
VHJH Introduces Efficiency & Job Opportunities
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19
Labor-Oriented Cacoa Production
Labor-Oriented Cacoa Production
The Dandelion Chocolate Bars Team Focuses on Employment Standards
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18
Organic Food Fighters
Organic Food Fighters
Stonyfield Farms' 'Be a Food Superhero' Campaign Advises Healthy Eating
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17
Local Food Movements
Local Food Movements
SPUD.ca and SPUD.com Stock Your Fridge with Organic Groceries
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16
Weekly Aquaponic Deliveries
Weekly Aquaponic Deliveries
Blacktop Bloom is a Social Enterprise and Urban Farm
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15
Indian Water-Saving Technology
Indian Water-Saving Technology
GEWP Allows Farmers to Yield More Crops and Create More Jobs
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14
Youth Ecotherapy Retreats
Youth Ecotherapy Retreats
Jamie's Farm is an Agricultural Recovery Experience for At-Risk Kids
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13
Online Farming Enterprises (UPDATE)
Online Farming Enterprises (UPDATE)
MyFarm.com Allows You to Control Land Using FarmVille Tactics
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12
Organic Food Delivery Software
Organic Food Delivery Software
Bucky Box Makes It Easier for Businesses and Customers
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11
Organic Food Giveaways
Organic Food Giveaways
The NYFoods Egg Change Project Fosters the One-for-One Model
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10
Micro-Farms
Micro-Farms
Abalimi Bezekhaya is an Example of Bottom-up Entrepreneurship
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9
Food Desert Distributors
Food Desert Distributors
The Corbin Hill Road Farm Supplies Fresh Produce to Those in Need
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8
Farm Fuel Pickup Services
Farm Fuel Pickup Services
Bootstrap Compost Collects Kitchen Scraps From Homes and Cafes
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7
Youthful Entrepreneur Projects
Youthful Entrepreneur Projects
'Social Enterprise Africa' Trains Ethical Changemakers
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6
Indian Organic Farming Promotion
Indian Organic Farming Promotion
Krishi Naturals Works with Farmers to Support Biodiversity
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5
Community Produce Narratives
Community Produce Narratives
Food Connect Brisbane Invites You to Know More About Your Meal
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4
Education-Funding Agriculture
Education-Funding Agriculture
Planting Promise is a Business-Oriented Charity in Sierra Leone
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3
Social Sri Lankan Seasonings
Social Sri Lankan Seasonings
The Spicy Gourmet Supports Small Farmers Through Fair Trade
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2
Indoor Reclaimed Farms
Indoor Reclaimed Farms
The Plant Chicago is a Food Business Incubator
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1
Urban Farming Partnerships
Urban Farming Partnerships
BrightFarms Takes Downtown Gardening to New Levels
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