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Resource Spotlight

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Funding Opportunities

Looking for grants and loans? Be sure to check out the new webinar presentation Free Money? for tips to help you find a good fit for your farm financing needs!

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Online Farming Courses for Everyone!

Interactive 5-7-week courses connect you to the information and people you need to start a successful farm business or diversify your farm. Click here to view the course catalogue.

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Programs for Farmer Veterans

Veterans often encounter unique obstacles when considering entering into farming. Read about the resources and training we’re offering to military veterans at our Northeast Beginning Farmers Project Website

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Looking for Events?

Field Days? Workshops? Conferences? Our brand new events calendar lets you search by region, so you can find events in your own community. Click here!

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Starting a Farm?

Do you need help turning your farm dream into action? The self-guided tutorials in our “Plan Your Farm” Hub walk you through drafting the foundation for your business plan. Get started right here!


Farm Tour for Military Veterans

The Farmer Veteran Coalition has partnered with Farm Credit East and the Cornell Small Farms Program to house a free farm tour of Elly’s Acres in Jamesville, NY. Join us for a farm tour, a shearing demonstration and to learn more about sheep farming. Topics will include: lamb care, herd management, integration of guardian animals for … Read More

View Cornell Small Farms Program’s Newly Updated Funding Portal!

For access to funding information on grants, loans/finances, Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Grants and more, visit SFP’s updated funding portal. Click the picture on the right to view the webinar recording “Free Money? Finding the Right Grants, Cost-Share Programs, and Low-Interest Loans for Your Farm Business” in which Liz Higgins, a Business Management Specialist … Read More

The 2017 Spring Small Farm Quarterly is here!

We are pleased to announce arrival of the Spring Edition of Small Farm Quarterly Magazine. SFQ is for farmers and farm families across the Northeast who value the quality of life that smaller farms provide. Our goals are to… – Help farmers share their expertise and opinions with one another – Inspire and inform farm … Read More