The Carrot Project has worked with farm and food businesses in New England and the Hudson Valley, supporting their successes by helping them build the financial management skills to help their businesses thrive for over 13 years.
The Carrot venture 89 Southern Street Boston, MA 02111 ph: 617.674.2371 alt: info AT thecarrotproject.org
Farm Financing Alternatives
This list provides resources that are different funding solutions to farms. It includes state and government agencies, farmer-owned financing cooperatives, banking institutions as well as other organizations.
Each listing is preceded by its state abbreviation or m/S that are( for multi-state.
Overview of Grants and Incentives
(M/S) Farm Credit East keeps a list that is comprehensive of and Incentives for Northeast Agriculture, В summarizing federal, regional and state funds along with other incentives accessible to assist Northeast farms of most kinds and sizes. П»ї
State dept. Of Agriculture Grants
State divisions of farming have grant programs for farmers to greatly help keep businesses that are viable protect farmland. The grant programs are occasionally cost-sharing (requiring a farmer match), and connected to involvement in technical help where farmers can get preparation assistance and matching funds during the time that is same.
(MA) Massachusetts Department of Agricultural ResourcesВ offers grant programs coupled with technical help, including a Farm Viability Program, and grants for power tasks and farmers that are beginningMEGA).