Our Whole Farm Project seeks to provide wraparound support for beginning farmers, including access to capital, land, mentorship, professional services, site visits, and management plans. We aim to uplift the voices of experienced farmers in serving as mentors and peer educators to help build a strong small farm community.

Our Whole Farm Project connects beginning farmers with the following…

  • Annual Whole Farm Planning & Mentoring series
  • Site visits
  • Forest management plans
  • Whole Farm management plans
  • Non-Timber Forest Products management plans
  • Legal consultations
  • Accounting consultations
  • Educational workshops
  • Business plan support
  • Access to capital (Kiva loans)
  • Access to land
  • Incubator farm
  • Silvopasture support
  • On-farm solar support
  • Tree plantings for riparian buffers

If you’re interested in working with us, please fill out the intake form first. We will follow up with more details based on your farm business goals and needs. We look forward to getting to know you! Have questions? Reach out to our Beginning Farmer Outreach Assistant, Katie Lloyd, at katie@ruralaction.org

Intake Form