Provide an economically viable source of fresh locally grown fruits vegetables and related products to the surrounding commercial markets and community.
Demonstrate the sustainable productive use of abandoned properties within the community demonstrating environment awareness and neighborhood beautification.
Support nutrition educational programming to promote healthy lifestyle within the urban communities. Partner with Dayton Schools to establish Farm to School programming.
Develop an agricultural practice that demonstrates responsible stewardship towards the community and the environment. The benefit includes access to more affordable food.
Drive good agricultural practices to diversify our market and identify specialty products such as hops or berries to support the expanding businesses.
Expand into cutting edge technology opportunities such as aquaponics or hydroponics. These advanced devices will allow OALC to be more efficient, safer, and environmentally friendly.
Our local initiatives are designed to create positive change in our community. With dedication and hard work we increase access to healthy, affordable food in the Dayton area.
In our farm to school program, we teach the next generation to love and respect our urban greenspace, as well as understand that good, quality food can be grown in their own backyard.
Fundraising is the most important aspect of what we do. It helps us support our community and the people who live in it. Contact us if you'd like to be a part of our fundraising events.
The OALC community builds harmonious relationships with individuals, area businesses, schools, and institutions to drive good agricultural practices in the city of Dayton, OH. Join our cause to improve the city of Dayton and the people living in it!
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.