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Incubator Projects

Vine & Fig supports the incubation of projects that focus on social justice and ecological healing.

Each has its own leadership committee and receives nonprofit status through New Community Project.

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Director of Jubilee Climate Farm

Tom Benevento

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Director of Vine & Fig's Educational Outreach Program

Kathy Yoder



If a community-powered solar project could work for one nonprofit, we thought, why not for others? And so Give Solar was born.

Director of Give-Solar: 

Jeff Heie

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50 by 25 Clean Energy for All

The 50 by 25 campaign originated in compassion for the earth and our neighbors, and moving toward a clean energy transition can help build a sustainable future. We are a group of Harrisonburg residents and neighbors based out of Renew Rocktown. The campaign is a call for the city to take action on climate change, increase renewable energy, and make home energy costs affordable through energy efficiency programs. We also want to promote a cultural shift that encourages individual creative actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and overall consumption and increase community participation and empowerment. 

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Northend Greenway

A 2.5-mile shared-use path connecting people in north Harrisonburg with places they want to go. From Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community to residential neighborhoods, Eastern Mennonite University, Eastern Mennonite School, community centers, and more. 

Director of Northend Greenway

Tom Benevento

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