Cape Cod Community College $13,197
For Smarter Education Project using OpenCape RAN in collaboration with Barnstable High School, Mashpee High School, and Cape Cod Technical Vocational High School.
Community Development Partnership $5,000
To create Winter Farmer’s Market and provide Technical Support for “value-added vendors” in the lower Cape area. This program piggybacks on the existing successful farmer’s markets in the area and provides economic development year round.
Federated Church: $1,000
To renovate a commercial kitchen for local foodie production on Main Street Hyannis, to serve the small culinary commercial kitchen initiatives.
Coonamessett Farm Foundation: $8,000
To research & develop “user friendly” aquaculture regulations for the Commonwealth in order to replace the onerous regulatory maze facing private aquaculturists.
Town of Falmouth: $29,000
To fund Year 2 of Little Pond aquaculture project, which is producing much needed science that measures the levels of nitrogen and/or changes in the quality of the water for every stage of oyster development.
Town of Yarmouth: $7,500
For aquaculture project in collaboration with the town of Dennis to re-establish the long absent oyster population in Bass River.