Here We Are!

Stokes’ Future Inc. a non-profit designed to help feed our own, employ our own,  and prosper


  • Year round farmer based grocery store
  • Restaurant
  • Cannery/drying/freezing
  • Bakery
  • Jar recycling, etc.


  • Use education and resources to prepare county for future
  • Raise funds to begin journey in sharing responsibility of county’s growth independent of taxes
  • Begin comprehensive plan to secure infrastructure to attract “county friendly” businesses
  • To be a liason between schools, programs, government, etc. to close the gap in bureaucracy there by making progress faster
  • Create a real sense of community and purpose to all citizens to enhance cooperation to succeed
  • Create jobs!

Will Provide

  •  Provide ALL citizens potential tax deductible contributions relieving property owners
  • A  foundation that can receive “inheritance” or in-kind donations
  • A  tax potential tax deduction for non-county donations
  • Separate entity of the government to gain control over our financial future
  • A  revenue  balance helping to relieve the burden of property owners/taxes
  • Venue for tourism
  • Educational resource
  • Sustainable economy

WHO can operate the shops?

  •  Students learning companion programs can work at the facility.
  • Why not others getting assistance from Social Services? Work for food? Work First Program (May 2011) – 134 active cases. 27 are able bodied adults.
  • Retired farmers and older folks can give wisdom about old farming/food preservation.
  • Eventually hiring locally

Disclaimer: This website and foundation concept are evolving. Many changes may occur. Please remember this as you share this information.

Interest and willingness to get involved will be needed to move forward. If you have any questions feel free to email Please use Stokes in the subject box to avoid deletion.