Making real food accessible for all

Aluminaries 3.0

On April 29 we open applications for our third accelerator program: Aluminaries 3.0, an accelerator program designed to support ventures from across the country that are building sustainable and equitable food systems.

 We are seeking applications from both for and non-profit ventures helping to solve for key issues facing the farming community and our food system as a whole.  

To learn more about the details of the program, including the application process, timeline and more, click the link below.

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Investing to Cultivate the Future of Farming

Real food needs real farmers and real farmers need a real chance. To date, the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation has contributed more than $500,000 to support the next generation of farmers.

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Aluminaries 1.0

In an effort to make real food accessible for all, the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation held a seven-month accelerator program that gave growth-stage ventures a spotlight and mentoring from established leaders. 

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Supporting the future of real food

Chipotle has learned how to scale real food for all, and they want to share learnings and illuminate the innovation happening in the industry.

The accelerator program is a seven month commitment that gives growth-stage ventures a spotlight and mentoring from established leaders.

Funding real food accessibility

We've made significant contributions to help fund initiatives that support sustainable agriculture, family farming, culinary education, and innovation that promotes better food.

We are continuously looking for organizations that further our mission to make real food accessible for all.