Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture Available
Posted on 03/04/2010 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook
Need a grant or loan to get a jumpstart? Check out Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Communities, a guide to federal programs that provide financial and technical support for sustainable agriculture.
Download the publication for free at http://www.sare.org/publications/ruralplaces.htm.
Written for anyone fostering innovative enterprises in agriculture and forestry in the United States, the guide features program resources in community development; sustainable land management; and value-added and diversified agriculture and forestry.
Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Communities is a collaborative publication of the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute and National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT). Additional funding was provided by the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE) program, U.S. Forest Service, and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).