Alaska

Alaska Division of Agriculture

To promote and encourage development of an agriculture industry in the State.

We specialize in:

  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets

We work in these areas:

  • Alaska

Alaska Association of Conservation Districts

The Alaska Association for Conservation Districts (AACD) is an organization formed in 1965 to help all Alaska’s local soil and water districts function efficiently. AACD is a grassroots organization that leverages local, state, federal and private dollars towards helping local Soil & Water Conservation Districts keep their doors open across the entire state.
AACD’s work is helping to address critical conservation issues, including:
erosion control
flood prevention
water conservation and use
wetlands
groundwater
water quality and quantity
nonpoint source pollution
community development
AACD assists Districts in working with landowners, land managers, communities, villages, tribal governments, schools, libraries, and other special interest groups. The help facilitate soil, water, environment, agriculture and other natural resource conservation efforts by providing technical guidance for resource management.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs

We can also help you with:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • 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:

  • Farm Stress
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Substance Use Support

We can also help you with:

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

We work in these areas:

  • 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 BIPOC Farmers
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers

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We work in these areas:

  • 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 & 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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We work in these areas:

  • 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.

We specialize in:

We can also help you with:

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

We work in these areas:

  • Alaska