Bonton Farms

The Dallas Foundation Announces $1.5M in New Grants to 45 Local Nonprofits

by | Jun 20, 2023
The grants were awarded from the organization's Field of Interest Funds, endowed funds which are customized to align with a donor’s interest in a specific cause, the foundation said. Historically, each year the funds cover a range of issues, including the arts, critical needs, children & families, and animal welfare.
Bank of America Contributes Nearly $4M to North Texas Nonprofits in 2022
by | Dec 28, 2022
Bank of America has donated nearly $4 million to North Texas nonprofits this year, including local food banks and two 2022 Bank of America Neighborhood Builder® awardees.
How 3 Nonprofit Leaders Are Closing Equity Gaps in Southern Dallas
by | Sep 20, 2022
Capital One is partnering with Bonton Farms, Harmony CDC, The Real Estate Council (TREC) and TREC Community Investors to close gaps in equity and opportunity in some of Southern Dallas’ most impoverished zip codes.
DI People: EarthX, Match Group, Bonton Farms, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Sep 9, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Ribbon Communications, Texas Brand Bank, Evolve Biologics, and COMSoverign Holding Corp., Warrior Connection, T.D. Jakes Foundation, Mindzie, the City of Fort Worth, UT Arlington, Allied Electronics and Automation, KTA Media Group, My Possibilities, and more.

How Composting Saves Landfill Space and Reduces Costs at DFW Airport

by | Apr 14, 2022
Last year, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport partnered with Dallas-based Turn Compost to collect and haul food waste from terminal concessions. Since March 2021, 60 tons have been composted.

Community farms and gardens including Bonton Farms, F.A.R.M., Misty Moon Farms, and many others benefit from donated animal feed and compost.
Sustainable Eatery MIXT Is Cooking Up Expansion Plans Around North Texas
by | Jun 7, 2019
The "environmentally responsible" restaurant partners with local organizations to maintain sustainability standards. Dallas-based recycling company Fusion Waste helps MIXT divert 99 percent of its waste from landfills, and Bonton Farms provides ingredients crafted close to home.
Top stories on DAllas Innovates for Earth Day
Reflections on Earth Day:
A Collection of Top Stories
In honor of Earth Day on Sunday, we’re taking a look back at our stories focused on efforts to be kind to our world. From crowdfunding agriculture to protecting our oceans to renewable energy and more, here are some DFW companies and projects to know.
The Altruists

Movers + Shakers:
North Texas Social Innovators You Should Know

by | Jan 22, 2018
Dallas-Fort Worth is home to dozens of creatives who are changing the face of urban planning, social, and educational innovation.
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SMU Prof, Local Agencies to Fight South Dallas’ Food Desert With New Seedling Farm
by | Nov 14, 2017
The farm unites SMU professor Owen Lynch along with community organizations such as Bonton Farms, Big Tex Urban Farms, and Texas A&M AgriLife.
Garland Photographer’s Show Depicts Year in the Life at Bonton
by | Aug 23, 2017
The exhibit documents the transformation of Bonton Farms' new acreage from concrete dumpsite to a farm.
New Markets to Ease
South Dallas Food Desert
by | May 25, 2017
Bonton Farms gets grant for market and cafe; Good Local Markets to open Paul Quinn College location
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Dallas Startup Week 2017:
Day 5 Roundup

by | Apr 7, 2017
Take a look back at the sessions, events, social media, and stories from the week.
Akola, Bonton Farms Take Prizes
at ‘OneUp the Pitch’
by | Apr 7, 2017
The event, hosted by the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, vied five social entrepreneurs for a chance to win $100,000.
Meet the New Class of Social Innovators in United Way’s GroundFloor Program
by | Feb 8, 2017
The 10 fellows in this year's class are working on programs designed to tackle issues ranging from recidivism to food deserts.