Colorado

American Grassfed Association (AGA)

AGA is a national, multi-species entity organized to promote and protect grassfed producers and grassfed products through communication, education, research and marketing.

We specialize in:

  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado
  • National

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU)

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union is a progressive, grassroots organization dedicated to: achieving profitability for family farmers and ranchers; promoting stewardship of land and water resources; delivering safe healthy food to consumers; and strengthening rural communities through education, legislation and cooperation. RMFU also runs a Cooperative Development Center.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Land Access
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado
  • New Mexico
  • Wyoming

International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology (iCAST)

iCAST offers turn-key services in sustainable agriculture focused on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Waste Utilization. iCAST specializes in a) technical and economic feasibility analysis, b) business plan development, c) process design, d) project implementation and management, and e) grant funding and market-based financing. iCAST partners with farmers and rural communities to develop solutions that are sustainable. iCAST projects use local resources for local benefit.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado
  • Kansas
  • New Mexico
  • 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

Colorado Agricultural Development Authority

Provides tax exempt bonds to assist beginning farmers in the purchase of land and new equipment.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado

SARE – CO (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, Colorado)

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. CO 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:

  • Colorado

COLORADO NRCS STATE OFFICE

Natural Resources Conservation Service Colorado State Office

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado

Colorado State Farm Service Agency

The primary mission is to assist Colorado farmers and ranchers secure the greatest possible benefit from programs administered by FSA such as farm loans, commodity programs, disaster relief, conservations and other available resources.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Crisis Assistance
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado

Colorado AgrAbility Project

The goal of the Colorado AgrAbility Project is to promote success in agriculture for people with disabilities and their families in the state of Colorado. The staff provides information, education and service to assist farmers, ranchers and agricultural workers so they can continue to have successful careers in agriculture. Services include assessing work sites and tasks, recommendations for farm/ranch equipment adaptations, and referrals to other local service providers.

We specialize in:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado

Colorado State University Extension

The Mission of Extension is to provide information and education, and encourage the application of research-based knowledge in response to local, state, and national issues affecting individuals, youth, families, agricultural enterprises, and communities of Colorado.

We specialize in:

  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado