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 […]
New Federal Farm and Food Policy Guide Available
Earlier this week, our friends over at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) released their updated Grassroots Guide to Federal Farm and Food Programs . In the Guide, NSAC comprehensively describes each federal program supporting sustainable agriculture and how young farmers can access them. If you are looking for information on a specific program, the […]
Check out the latest resource databases from NYFC!
We are psyched to show up the coalition’s new logo and the website’s new look (designed with input from farmers across the country!). What you may not have realized is that we also have some new resources and links available to you as you farm and build your businesses. One of the main goals […]
UVM Releases New Guide to Help Farmers Find Financing
The University of Vermont Extension has just released a 62-page guide for farmers seeking alternative ways of raising financing for land acquisition, operations, and expansion. Entitled The Guide to Financing the Community Supported Farm, it explores a series of different models, ranging from promissery notes to owner-financed sales to multi-year CSA’s, and much more. It […]