Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Western Region Agricultural
Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

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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Farm Link Montana

Farm Link Montana is a one-stop shop for finding help with finding land, accessing markets, tracking down financing, building a profitable business, and hiring and keeping great employees., including: Programs to link beginning farmers with internship and more.


Service areas: Montana

Go to Website | Phone: (406) 926-1625

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Farm Answers

Clearinghouse of articles, information regarding production, marketing, farm business management, employee management, taxes and legal. Partnership between University of Minnesota Center for Farm Management and USDA NIFA.


Service areas: National

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Farm Action

We provide information and resources on food and agriculture policy. We provide opportunities for engagement on policy through our Local Leaders program.


Service areas: National

Go to Website | Phone: 907-479-1213

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California Farmworker Foundation

CFF was created by a small group of Central Valley leaders to help empower the voice of farmworkers in their communities. Our mission is to serve and support California farmworkers by providing programs and services to better their quality of life.


Service areas: California

Go to Website | Phone: (661) 778-0015

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UpRoot Colorado

We are currently piloting a pilot project in coordination with Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) — the farm and 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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WSDA Office of Compliance and Outreach

The WA legislature eliminated funding for the Small Farm & Direct Marketing Program at the Washington State Dept. of Agriculture as of June 30, 2011. The knowledgeable staff from that program have been retained within the agency, now serving as Education & Outreach Specialists for the Office of Compliance and Outreach in the Food Safety and Consumer Services Division. We continue to strive to assist farmers and food processors with regulatory issues as well as education around food safety and compliance. Thanks to federal grant funding we are also active in Farm to School and Value-added Processing workshops. www.agr.wa.gov;


Service areas: Washington

Go to Website | Phone: 360.656.5063

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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 Kohala Center

The Kohala Center (TKC) is a non-profit organization based in Waimea on Hawaii Island. The Rural and Cooperative Business Development Services staff at TKC provides technical assistance in business development to farmers, ranchers, food enterprises, and rural cooperatives statewide. We specialize in cooperative development, financial capacity building, and new farmer education and training. TKC also offers microloans to eligible rural businesses located on Hawaii Island and Molokai.


Service areas: Hawaii

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Rural Tax Education

Working with the USDA Risk Management Agency, the National Farm Income Tax Extension Committee recently created RuralTax.org, an online tool that provides agricultural producers with a source for agriculturally related income and self-employment tax information that is both easy to understand and continually updated to reflect changes in tax laws. Please see the website for details.


Service areas: National

Go to Website | Phone: 435.797.2323

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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.