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Farm Financing Options

Compiled by The Carrot Project, this list provides resources for financing options available to farms. It includes state and federal government agencies, farmer-owned lending cooperatives, banks and other institutions.

Food System Financing Inventory

This inventory from the Farm to Plate Strategic Plan lists publicly funded and alternative funding sources available to Vermont's food system.

Grants and Incentives for Northeast Agriculture

There are a number of grants and other incentives available for agriculture, but learning about their availability and navigating application processes can be a challenge. To help with this process, Farm Credit East has compiled this summary of federal, regional and state grants and other incentives available to help Northeast agriculture, of all types and sizes.

Grassroots Guide to Federal Farm and Food Programs

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition’s (NSAC) Grassroots Guide to Federal Farm and Food Programs explains dozens of federal programs and policies important to sustainable agriculture and how they can be used by farmers, ranchers, and grassroots organizations nationwide.

Garden Grants

This Vermont Community Garden Network directory includes Vermont and New England-based Grant ProgramsYouth Gardening Grant Programs, and General Grant Programs That Support Garden Projects.

A listing on this page does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, or the Working Lands Enterprise Board and Program Manager.