Fresh Take

A Conversation with Rural Advancement for Farmers International (RAFI-USA) about Programs and Funding Resources for Farmers

April 04, 2022 Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers, INC.
Fresh Take
A Conversation with Rural Advancement for Farmers International (RAFI-USA) about Programs and Funding Resources for Farmers
Show Notes

Founded in 1990, Rural Advancement for Farmers International (RAFI-USA) challenges the root causes of unjust food systems, supporting and advocating for economically, racially, and ecologically just farm communities.  

Lisa Misch, Director of Farmer Outreach and Technical Assistance at RAFI-USA, highlights some of the organization’s programs and funding resources for farmers. 

Tune in to hear about: 

- RAFI-USA's mission and vision 

- RAFI-USA's programs and funding opportunities 

- How RAFI-USA assists with Farm Service Agency (FSA) Disaster Relief Loans 

- Upcoming events and workshops 

 

Learn more about RAFI-USA on their website: https://www.rafiusa.org 

RAFI-USA’s Farmer Crisis Hotline is open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and toll-free at (866) 586-6746. Learn more about the hotline here: https://www.rafiusa.org/hotline/ 

 

More Resources: 

Join the Farmers of Color Network: https://www.rafiusa.org/programs/farmers-of-color-network/join-the-farmers-of-color-network/ 

Learn more about Resources for Resilient Farms: https://www.rafiusa.org/programs/farmers-of-color-network/resources-for-resilient-farmers/ 

 How to Work with Your FSA Office Webinar: https://www.rafiusa.org/blog/webinar-how-to-work-with-fsa/ 

Farmers of Color Network Market Readiness Webinar Series: https://www.rafiusa.org/blog/market-readiness-series/ 

 Learn about funding resources and farmer assistance on Farm Aid’s website: https://www.farmaid.org 

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