Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Western Region Agricultural
Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

USDA Spanish Translation

Links to Spanish translated information for some USDA programs and assistance.


Service areas: National

Go to Website | Phone: (202) 720-2791

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Rural Community Development Resources

Help limited-resource Hispanic producers enter agriculture and build successful collaborative businesses. RCDR’s Center for Latino Farmers guides beginning farmers with limited English skills as they establish their own family farms.


Service areas: Washington

Go to Website | Phone: (509) 453-5133

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National Center for Frontier Communities

We empower small, remote areas for equal advantage to larger communities. We support people and programs by raising awareness, leading discourse on issues, sharing resources and information, and actively engaging with policymakers, agencies and the public.

The National Center for Frontier Communities is engaged in a number of programs on the national, state and local levels: Advocacy, Frontier Food Systems, Southwest NM Food Hub, Prevent Substance Abuse, Non-Profit Resources, and more.

 


Service areas: National, New Mexico

Go to Website | Phone: 575-597-0040

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National Black Farmers Association

The National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) is a non-profit organization representing African American farmers and their families in the United States. As an association, it serves tens of thousands of members nationwide. NBFA’s education and advocacy efforts have been focused on civil rights, land retention, access to public and private loans, education and agricultural training, and rural economic development for black and other small farmers.


Service areas: National, Virginia

Go to Website | Phone: (804) 691-8528

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La Platzita Institute

We are a 501(c)(3) community organization with initiatives to engage vulnerable youth and families to improve the following focus areas:

  • Cultural Restorative Justice
  • Agriculture, Conservation, Community Revitalization, Economic Self-Sustainability 
  • Community Learning, Non-Traditional Leadership, Social Enterprise
  • Traditional and Spiritual Healing
  • Racial Equity, Health and Family Wellness
  • Community Engagement and Collective Impact

Service areas: New Mexico

Go to Website | Phone: (505) 508-1802

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Hawaii Organic Farming Association

To further organic and sustainable agriculture, land care, and lifestyles in Hawaii, thus giving meaning and life to our state motto: Ua mau ke ea o ka aina I ka pono “The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness.”


Service areas: Hawaii

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Black Food Fund

The purpose of the Black Food Fund is to gather resources to address root causes and fuel transformative, Black-led change in our regional food system.


Service areas: Oregon, Washington

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Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association

Committed to securing justice for small farmers and combating environmental injustice facing rural people around the world.


Service areas: National, North Carolina

Go to Website | Phone: 252-826-3017

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San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition

Land and water for socially disadvantaged farmers: Incubator Farmer Program for farmers without access to land: Membership in farmers cooperative, On-site farm stand as marketing opportunity for Incubator Farmer Program participants Free plots available for families who want to grow food for sustenance Workshops and farm tours in English and Spanish covering topics such as compost, regeneratively-raised poultry, financial skills, water management, marketing, etc. Sister program Valley Roots Food Hub is a local foods aggregator and distributor in the San Luis Valley.


Service areas: Colorado

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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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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.