Pandemic Resources for Farmers
FUNDING AND NAVIGATING GOVERNMENT FUNDING:
- Growing Farmers: The farm and food business owner’s guide to the CARES Act.
- USDA: Coronavirus and USDA assistance for farmers.
- Farmers Legal Action Group: Navigating Covid-19 for farmers.
- American Farmland Trust: Farmer Relief Fund.
- RAFI-USA: Emergency mini-grants for farmers, supporting disrupted farmers markets and farmers.
- MOSES Organic Farming Podcast: Covering topics related to Covid-19 on farms.
- UVM Extension: A guide to cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting for produce farms.
- Cornell University: Novel Coronavirus prevention and control for small farms.
- Growing Farmers: You, Covid-19 and your farm business.
- Two Farmers Farm: Covid-19 preparedness plan.
- Oregon Tilth: Sanitizer materials and restrictions for organic producers.
- Farmers Market Coalition: Best practices, examples and resources.
- Consumer Reports: Resource hub to keep citizens up to date on the pandemic; advice on how to keep safe.
- Cornell Small Farms Program: Corona Virus-COVID-19: Helpful Things to Remember
- Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development: COVID-19 Webinars
- The Accredited Certifiers Association (ACA) and the International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA): Developing an industry-wide pandemic contingency plan.
- Farmers Legal Action Group: Farmer's Guide to COVID-19 Relief
- Farm Commons: Webinars about resources and assistance
STATE OR REGION-SPECIFIC:
- NOFA-VT: Is recruiting and funding relief workers for dairy farms.
- NOFA-NY: List of COVID-19 resources.
- NOFA-CT: New searchable tool of farm stands and farmers markets that are open and serving the public.
- OEFFA (OH): News and resources.
- MOFGA (ME): Resources and news, also offering Maine Farm Emergency Grants
- NC State Extension: Local farmers markets do their part to flatten the curve.
- Maine Federation of Farmers Markets: Covid-19 and farmers markets.
- PASA (PA): Webinars, blogs, guides, etc.
- Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (NC, SC): Blog with action alerts, information.