Cultivating Connections came about as the vision of our director, Laura Garber, as an intersection of her experience as an Organic Farmer with a passion for connection, community through food, educating youth about where food comes from, and giving back to the community. Cultivating Connections was officially formed as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit in 2017 under our fiscal sponsor Bitter Root RC&D, and is currently in process of filing for independent non-profit status.
Board of Directors
Ricardo Castillo Flores
Intended to inspire gratitude, generosity, fraternity, participation, a creative spirit, and a love of Mother Nature, Cultivating Connections teaches real job skills in the Agricultural and Home Arts and act as a catalyst for community building using food as the tool to bring people together through education, participation, and celebration.
Montana Campus Compact Summer AmeriCorps Member
Kate, Mamie, Juliana,
McKenzie, and Bella