Why Local and Why Abundant Montana

Why Local Food Matters
  • Local food sources make Montana more food-secure.
  • Local food means we know the quality of what we eat and its impact on our land.
  • Local food means more jobs and money that stay in Montana, re-investing in our communities.


Why Abundant Montana

Abundant Montana educates consumers about Montana-made food and its value, and supports food and farming entrepreneurs and enterprises building successful, well-connected and thoughtful businesses.

With our widely accessible virtual Local Food Map; our social, video and print media campaigns, and our affordable suite of marketing services and technical assistance for local food and farming businesses, Abundant MT is cultivating:

  • informed consumers advocating for local, nutrient-dense and culturally-appropriate foods,
  • tangible, inclusive relationships across the entire Montana food web fostering collaboration and partnerships,
  • thriving and respected food providers stewarding our land, water and seeds, and
  • a Montana where everyone is nourished and food secure.

Abundant Montana is a Program of AERO (Alternative Energy Resources Organization), a 501(c)3 Non-Profit

Mailing address: PO Box 1558, Helena, MT 59624
Physical address: 32 S Ewing St #333, Helena, MT 59601