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 we needed to build hoop houses and put up a deer fence. Since we had […]
January 18th: SSAWG Young Farmer Mixer!
We’re excited about the young farmer mixer coming up this weekend in Mobile, AL! Going to be in the area? Come on out! (Or know someone who is? Make sure they hear about this!) Time: 8:30PM-10:30PM. Saturday January 18th
Resource Spotlight – Kiva Zip Helps Connect Supporting Communities with Entrepreneurs
Beginning farmers know that one of the biggest obstacles we face is access to capital and credit as we build our farms. While there are a lot of commercial and governmental loan programs for farmers out there, many don’t have the flexibility or reach to assist those just starting their businesses. We are lucky, however, […]