Release: New Guidebook and Produce Safety Resources for Small and Beginning Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:​, National Young Farmers Coalition, 518-643-3564 ext. 722   Hudson, NY (February 11, 2020) – The National Young Farmers Coalition, in partnership with the Local Food Safety Collaborative and with funding from the FDA, introduces a brand new produce safety resource for young farmers, “A Small Farmer’s Practical Guide to Food Safety.” This 137-page guidebook […]

RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition issues guide to growing a farm with federal loans

HUDSON, NY (Jan. 16, 2018) – The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) today released Farm Service Agency Loans: the Ins and Outs of Growing a Farm with Federal Loans, an illustrated guidebook for farmers looking to secure credit from USDA. This is the first comprehensive plain language guide to FSA loans since before the introduction of the popular microloan in 2013.

NYFC Releases "A Farmer's Guide to Working with Land Trusts"

In 2010, NYFC was founded by a group of farmers who were struggling to find affordable farmland to start and grow their businesses. Five years later, we know that accessing farmland is still one of the biggest obstacles young farmers face. The good news is that there is a growing movement of land trusts working […]

RELEASE: “A Farmer’s Guide to Working with Land Trusts”

The Farmer’s Guide to Working with Land Trusts is written for farmers, land trust staff, and farmer service providers. The guide gives an introduction to land trusts, explains how these groups can be powerful partners in a farmer’s search for affordable farmland, and provides detailed information about the process of working with a land trust.