Accessible entry points
Identify the barriers for new growers to become a part of a farming operation and work to find a pathway to overcome those obstacles.
Robust urban food system
Address local zoning and infrastructure needs, and identify pathways to connect local food interests with RGO’s products and mission.
Tell the story of RGO, our farmers, our collective impact in the community, and the benefits of a local food value chain.
Mentoring new farmers
Provide education and support systems to create opportunities for people in the Mansfield community to grow food.
Continued education for members
Create and execute a member learning program that supports production, business and other training needed to be successful farmers.
Healthy mix of urban and small scale farmers
Define our ideal cooperative member composition, ensuring the mission of supporting urban agriculture in Mansfield.