Alaska

Alaska Seeds of Change

Our hydroponic warehouse, growing primarily herbs and lettuce, serves as the main setting for our vocational training, mental health services, and basic needs support youth programs. We accept calls and questions about our program model, offer up to 1-hour of basic hydroponics consultation (we use Zip Grow vertical grow towers) over zoom, and can help connect Alaskans to mental health services provided by our parent organization Alaska Behavioral Health.

We specialize in:

  • Behavioral/Mental Health Services
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Substance Abuse Services

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

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  • Alaska

University of Alaska Fairbanks AgrAbility

“The AK AgrAbility program is managed by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service and is funded nationally through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The purpose of the program is to help bring awareness, education, technical on-site assessments and resources to help Alaskans working in an agricultural industry such as farming, fishing, or timber who may have a barrier that limits their independence.”

We specialize in:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Hispanic/Latinx Farmers/Farmworkers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

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  • Alaska

Bristol Bay Economic Development Corp

Grant programs to assist commercial fishers that reside permanently in the Bristol Bay watershed region. Technical assistance for residents of the Bristol Bay watershed region. Educational opportunities, grants and scholarships for BBEDC community residents.

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  • Alaska

Bristol Bay Native Association

We don’t have farming but we assist commercial fishermen with Business Planning and Guidance, Resource Guide, Funding Opportunities, Advocacy, Technical Assistance, Entry to Commercial Fishing, and more.

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  • Alaska

Alaska State Farm Service Agency (FSA)

The primary mission at FSA is to assist Alaska’s farmers and ranchers to secure the greatest possible benefit from programs administered by FSA, such as farm loans, commodity price support, disaster relief, conservation, and other available resources.

We specialize in:

  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Crisis Assistance

We work in these areas:

  • Alaska

ALASKA STATE OFFICE

Natural Resources Conservation Service Alaska State Office

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

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  • Alaska

Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education)

Western SARE is one of four regional offices that run the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education program, a nationwide grants and education program to advance sustainable innovation to American agriculture.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

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  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

SARE – AK (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, Alaska)

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is a competitive grants and education program operating in every state and island protectorate to advance sustainable innovation to American agriculture. AK SARE is in the Western SARE region.

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  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

We work in these areas:

  • Alaska

U. Alaska-Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service

This is the central communications office for the Cooperative Extension Service in Alaska. Calls will be directed to local districts. We strive to bring university research to the public, including agricultural research.

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  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Alaska

Alaska Farmland Trust

Alaska Farmland Trust works to protect agricultural lands across the state of Alaska. We work with farm owners to take direct action in protecting their agricultural lands as well as assisting with transitional planning for their farm business.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs

We can also help you with:

  • Land Access

We work in these areas:

  • Alaska