CFAP2 Was a Rare Bright Spot for Beginning Farmers in 2020
COVID-19 upended the plans and businesses of many young farmers across the country this year. Although some were already operating Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs that were able to continue with social distancing, farmers markets and restaurants closures had a major impact on sales. And since farmers had no choice but to adapt their operations […]
How to Apply for CFAP2 COVID-19 Aid!
The deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) is December 11th! A total of $14 billion is available for payments to farmers and ranchers through CFAP 2 to assist with losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about eligibility for the program and to apply, please visit our COVID-19 […]
RELEASE: CFAP2 is more accessible for young farmers, but federal assistance is still needed for farm workers
The second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program is more accessible for small, diversified producers, but farm workers are still waiting for federal support. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: https://www.youngfarmers.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Screen-Shot-2021-08-17-at-2.19.49-PM-2-1.png, National Young Farmers Coalition email@example.com , 518-643-3564 ext. 722 Washington, D.C. (September 23, 2020) – The National Young Farmers Coalition commends USDA for its efforts to expand aid to […]
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 is a win for young farmers!
Our voices were heard! Yesterday, the USDA released the application for the second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (“CFAP2”). CFAP2 directly reflects the asks we made of Congress and USDA to create an aid program that better supports small, diversified, and direct-market growers. It’s a huge win for our coalition. Thousands of young farmers who […]