grants

Farm Aid COVID-19 Farm Resilience Grantees

  COVID-19 has challenged our agricultural system in an unprecedented way. Young farmers and ranchers have shown an unparalleled resiliency. They are keeping food banks stocked, creating new CSAs, and trying out online markets. All that while still moving us

USDA releases 2501 Grants 

The USDA’s Office of Partnerships and Public Relations (OPPE) just announced a call for proposals for the “Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers” (otherwise known as “2501”). The 2501 program supports projects

USDA Launches Inaugural Urban Agriculture Grants Program

The USDA’s new Office for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production just launched its inaugural grants program, the Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (UAIP) Competitive Grants Program. These grants support programs led by nonprofit organizations, local or Tribal governments, and K-12

Funding our farm: loans, grants, and a gamble

By Caitlin Arnold, Furrow Horse Farm  When Brandon and I decided to start Furrow Horse Farm last January, we knew we were about to spend a lot of money. We were moving onto leased land that had no infrastructure, and

USDA's “Know Your Farmer” Compass Expanded

The USDA just expanded their “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” Compass, an online database of resources for farmers, now including resources from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Labor, EPA and many other federal agencies.

Database of EQIP Deadlines Now Available From OFRF

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) has compiled a one-stop database for information on applying for EQIP Organic Initiative grants, available here. EQIP – the Environmental Quality Incentives Program – supports voluntary conservation programs for farmers and ranchers.  It offers

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