Month: May 2020

What farmers need to know as CFAP rolls out this week

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began accepting applications through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) this week for direct aid payments to agricultural producers affected by price declines and additional marketing costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CFAP will provide $16 billion in aid to farmers who suffered economic losses due to the coronavirus […]

Free, one-on-one assistance for farmers and farmland owners

Go directly to COVID-19 Resources for farmers, farm supporters, policymakers, and more. Are you a farmer or farmland owner in New England who has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic? You can receive FREE, in-depth technical assistance to access farmland, draft leases and other tenure agreements, improve landowner relations, or plan for your farm succession or […]

A farmer’s 10-year journey to finding land that she can call her own

Every farmer’s story of getting securely on farmland is different. For this female farmer, her journey has been 10 years in the making. In January 2020, Andal Sundaramurthy signed a lease-to-own agreement on a 3-acre field in Wilmot, New Hampshire that will become a vegetable farm. We first met Andal in 2010 at a workshop […]

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