Growing Food

Building Community 

We're an educational non-profit working to cultivate healthy communities through food and education. We envision a thriving network of collaborative, vibrant communities who value the connection between food and health.

2021-2022 Fellowship Applications Now Available!

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Fellowship

AMI's fully sponsored 18-month Fellowship prepares individuals to become teachers and advocates for a food system that is environmentally, economically and socially just. Fellows spend six months in an immersive Farm and Food Study followed by at Community Action Year with  partner organizations.

GROWING FOOD

AMI is dedicated to training farmers and gardeners, bolstering the local food economy, and improving access to healthy, nutrient-dense food. Our produce is incorporated into educational and health promotion projects, donated to hunger relief, and is available for sale at local outlets.

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ClASSES & EVENTS

The AMI Farm at Augusta Health is a joint venture of AMI and Augusta Health to raise awareness about the importance of healthy eating and sustainable growing practices to promote health and wellbeing in the community. Join our educational sessions!

"I experienced six months of personal and botanical growth living atop Allegheny Mountain learning about the many intersections between food and community." 

- Samantha Taggart, 2014-2015 Fellow

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Allegheny Mountain Institute

PO Box 542

Staunton, VA 24402 

 

AMI at Augusta Health

540-886-0160

Fishersville, VA

Allegheny Farm Campus 

540-468-2300

Hightown, VA