Colorado

Valley Organic Growers Association

“The mission of the Valley Organic Growers Association is to promote local sustainable agriculture by supporting and educating producers and consumers. Our guiding principles are to create and support viable local agriculture, maintain and improve the health of our soil, air and water, and ensure the production of nutritious food, free from synthetic inputs. Some of our activities include publishing an annual directory of members and products/services they offer, know your farmer education events, commenting on local management plans that might affect our growers, and other educational events.”

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We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Organic/Sustainable/RegenerativeTransition & Support

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado

American AgCredit

“American AgCredit is part of the Farm Credit System. American AgCredit provides financial services to agriculture in California, Colorado, Nevada, Kansas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, as well as to capital markets customers in 30+ states.”

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

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We work in these areas:

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Kansas
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma

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/RegenerativeTransition & Support

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We work in these areas:

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

Colorado Agricultural Mediation Program

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

We can also help you with:

  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado

Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC)

“WORC is a regional network of 7 grassroots community organizations that include 10,000 members and 38 local chapters. WORC helps its member groups succeed by providing training and coordinating regional issue campaigns. WORC is focusing on environmental and family farming and ranching issues.”

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Industrial Ag Issues

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We work in these areas:

  • Colorado
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • Wyoming

Western Rural Development Center

The Western Rural Development Center is one of four regional centers funded by the USDA-CSREES to strengthen the capacity of local citizens and rural communities.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Energy Options

We can also help you with:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Organic/Sustainable/RegenerativeTransition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

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

Ogallala Commons

“Ogallala Commons is a nonprofit community development network, offering leadership and education to reinvigorate the commonwealth that forms the basis of all communities, both human and natural.”

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We can also help you with:

  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado
  • Kansas
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma
  • South Dakota
  • Texas
  • Wyoming

Quivira Coalition

“The Quivira Coalition builds soil, biodiversity, and resilience on western working landscapes. We foster ecological, economic, and social health through education, innovation, and collaboration.

Our Land and Water program helps ranchers develop plans and management strategies for restoring and building resilience on slope wetlands, grasslands, and other working landscapes.
Our New Agrarian program helps to ensure that living and working knowledge of these practices, and the landscape itself, is stewarded into the future.
Our Education program, including our annual conference and open source publications, creates a space for our coalition to share ideas and resources, and for the general public to learn about the critical role working lands play in the health of our food systems, communities, and our planet.
Our Carbon Ranch Initiative is working to build the capacity of producers, land managers, and technical service providers to implement land management practices focused on mitigation of and adaptation to climate change.
At the foundation of all our work is the concept that well managed working rangelands and forests are two of the most effective, efficient, and immediately viable paths to remedy the devastating impacts of climate change.”

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Organic/Sustainable/RegenerativeTransition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

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

Western Extension Risk Management Education

“The Western Extension Risk Management Education Center (Western Center) is one of five USDA NIFA Extension Risk Management Education Centers. Partnering with state university Extension educators and public and private sector partners in the west, the Center provides tools and training to support producers in establishing long-term risk management strategies that will strengthen the economic viability of their farm and ranch enterprises.”

We specialize in:

  • Disaster Relief/Resilience
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets

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We work in these areas:

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

Savory Institute

“The Savory Institute equips land managers with innovative tools and curricula and conducts research on the ecological, social, and financial outcomes associated with Holistic Management. This research is used to inform policy discussions on issues such as climate change, land stewardship, and food security. The Institute continues to enhance its knowledge through its own practical learning site, the West Bijou Ranch, located in Colorado, USA.

HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT

Equipping Farmers and Entrepreneurs
The Savory Global Network, comprised of Savory Hubs, Accredited Professionals, and Regenerating Members, advocates, trains, and supports land managers around the world to regenerate land in their own context through Holistic Management.”

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Organic/Sustainable/RegenerativeTransition & Support

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We work in these areas:

  • Colorado
  • National