"International Rescue Committee (IRC) San Diego' Refugee Entrepreneurial Agriculture Program (REAP) assists new American refugee farmers in becoming future leaders of a sustainable, urban and ethnically-oriented agricultural sector.
"Alabama A&M University's (AAMU) Small Farms Research Center has a long history of serving the needs of small, limited resource and socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers in Alabama. Since 2008, the Center has assisted over 300 agricultural producers through value-added producer grants, crop insurance, cost-share and loan programs.
The Upper Midwest Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT) and Angelic Organics Learning Center (AOLC) created the Farmer Development Scholarship Program to help farmers in the Upper Midwest CRAFT network offset the costs of continuing education as they build and grow their young farm businesses. Eligible farms can apply for
"Farm Hack is a farmer-driven community to develop, document and build tools for resilient agriculture. We accelerate this process by connecting farmers with other farmers, engineers, designers, architects and other allies through in-person events on farms, at institutions, or in grange halls, and through an online forum.
The Technical Assistance Pool is an accumulation of specialists who have skills and/or expertise they would like to share with beginning and transitioning farmers to improve the economic viability of sustainable farms in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.
In 1997, ten farmers from northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin founded the Upper Midwest Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT), the second CRAFT program in the U.S. Since then, the alliance has become one of the leading efforts to train the next generation of organic, biodynamic, and sustainable farmers.
"Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association's Farm Apprenticeship program connects people wanting to learn organic farming with experienced farmers willing to share their expertise. The typical arrangement involves an exchange of labor for room, board, a stipend, and informal, intensive training and experience in farming.