Allegheny Mountain Institute

113 New Hope Rd.
Staunton, Virginia 24402

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Growing Food; Building Community. Allegheny Mountain Institute is a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit, whose Mission is to cultivate healthy communities through food and education. Our Vision is to create a thriving network of collaborative, vibrant communities, who value the connection between food and health. AMI provides an experiential learning and training fellowship program designed to serve communities in developing more secure and healthy food systems. AMI Fellows apply training as they work on community projects focused on building healthy communities through food and education. Working with AMI and other Partner Organizations, Senior Fellows build organizational capacity and launch new programs such as building community gardens, developing school gardens and site based curriculum, advocating for sustainable land use, and teaching nutrition and cooking for a healthy lifestyle.