Most farmers do some kind of planning on their farms nearly every day. Whole Farm Planning is distinct from other farm planning approaches because it ties all the planning you do together for the whole farm. This holistic approach is based on the short and long-term vision you and your family has for itself and the farm.
American Farmland Trust's expertise in conservation and agriculture stems from our leading-edge research, comprehensive data-gathering and successful on-the-ground work conducted across the country for the past 30 years.
Food Alliance provides comprehensive third-party certification for social and environmental responsibility in agriculture and the food industry. Safe and fair working conditions, Humane animal treatment, Careful stewardship of ecosystems.
ASAP Beginning Farmer Project is a collaboration with Mountain BizWorks, and Organic Growers School. Together, we work to foster the success of new, beginning, and growing farms in the Southern Appalachians.
This Program "activities fall into four main categories: (1) needs assessment and curriculum development; (2) training and development of participants; (3) network outreach and creation; and (4) pilot project planning."
This program "aims to support the long-term sustainability of local food production at the San Francisco Bay Area urban-rural edge, by delivering training and mentorship opportunities to beginning farmers and ranchers in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara Counties."