Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Western Region Agricultural
Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

UpRoot Colorado

We are currently piloting a pilot project in coordination with Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) — the farm & food mobile workforce — that provides on-demand and supplemental labor to Colorado producers along the northern Front Range, in Delta County and in southwestern Colorado (i.e., in La Plata and Montezuma counties via the Good Food Collective).


Service areas: Colorado

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Sierra Harvest

We offer a 14 week ag skills on-farm course in summers, have a 1-2 day intensive farm conference, a 7-week farm business training class, classes on how to get certified organic, support for sales to buyers, advocate locally and state-wide for policies, have farm tours to learn from other farmers and gatherings too.


Service areas: California

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Farms to Grow, Inc.

We offer Business Plan Workshops and classes on how to sell at a Farmers Market and how to set up a local CSA. We also provide farm volunteers and Marketing and Distribution set up and support. One on one assistance on phone and in-person in applying for grants and other funding. Support services in particular to African American farmers nationwide


Service areas: California, National

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Rhone’s Farm & Retreat LLC

We provide access to evidence based best practices for the beginning farmer (specializing in Veterans) as they navigate their new farmer journey. We collaborate with local, state, and national agencies to afford our participants the most up to date information and resources.


Service areas: Montana

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Nourish Colorado

We channel funding to and provide training and technical assistance to local growers through a variety of programs to help support local economies and increase access to healthy foods. We manage statewide Double Up Food Bucks (SNAP incentive), WIC and Older Adult CSA, and various farm to school/local procurement initiatives.


Service areas: Colorado

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Pesticide Action Network

Pesticide Action Network works to create a just, thriving food system. PAN works with those on the frontlines of industrial agriculture ? farmers, farmworkers and rural communities ? to tackle the pesticide problem and reclaim the future of food and farming.  PAN North America is one of five regional centers worldwide. We link local and international consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups into an international citizens? action network. Together, we challenge the global proliferation of pesticides, defend basic rights to health and environmental quality, and work to ensure the transition to a just and viable food system.   PAN also has a web tool to determine how contaminated individual food items might be: www.whatsonmyfood.org. Service Areas: CA, MN, IA, HI National MN Office: PAN Midwest office 3438 Snelling Ave Upper Level, Minneapolis, MN 55406 612-284-5023


Service areas: California, Hawaii, Iowa, Minnesota, National

Go to Website | Phone: 510.788.9020

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Santa Cruz Farm Bureau (formerly AgriCulture)

The Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau provides an important voice for the Santa Cruz County and Pajaro Valley agriculture industry. We are continually involved in local land use and transportation issues as well as opportunities to provide educational support through scholarships and school programs. The Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau helps ensure that the agriculture industry here remains viable, and continues to generate financial security for the entire community.


Service areas: California

Go to Website | Phone: 408-722-6622

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Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP)

The Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides works to protect people and the environment by advancing ecologically sound alternatives to pesticides. NCAP is dedicated to sustainable agriculture, public education around pesticides and related health concerns, and helping to develop better public policy relating to pesticides.


Service areas: California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

Go to Website | Phone: 541.344.5044 x15

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Hawaii Seed

We are composed of five grassroots groups consisting of farmers, gardeners, teachers, scientists, government employees, academics, parents, Native Hawaiians, and other concerned citizens. We strive to educate the public, government and business community about locally-based agricultural systems that create real food security for Hawai`i while protecting human health and the environment and to educate about the risks posed by certain agricultural and food systems such as genetic engineering.


Service areas: Hawaii

Go to Website | Phone: 808.652.5286

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Farmers Market Coalition

The Farmers Market Coalition (FMC) is devoted to strengthening farmers markets for the benefit of farmers, consumers, and communities, serving as an information center for farmers markets, and a voice for farmers market advocacy. The FMC hosts a searchable library of resources for farmers, market managers, and sponsors of farmers markets, hosts regular webinars and a national listserv, and publishes a quarterly e-newsletter highlighting best practices.


Service areas: National, Pennsylvania

Go to Website | Phone: 610-935-6967

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The Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program is supported by the USDA Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network, under agreement number: 2020-70028-32731 proposal number: 2020-07631

The Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program is an equal access/equal opportunity program.