The Carrot Project works to increase the number of economically viable farm and food businesses. The Agricultural Viability Alliance is a project of The Carrot Project. They work to increase the number and economic viability of farm and food businesses by bringing together providers and organizations from across New England and New York’s Hudson Valley to address shared challenges, facilitate more uniform high-quality coverage, and more effectively share and expand limited resources.
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.
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.
This Vermont Community Garden Network directory includes Vermont and New England-based Grant Programs, Youth Gardening Grant Programs, and General Grant Programs That Support Garden Projects.