Virginia

Organization for Competitive Markets

Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM) is a national leader working to bring about economic justice for family farmers, ranchers and rural communities by fighting to break the the abusive corporate power that extracts the wealth out of their pockets. OCM provides a platform for individuals and organizations to join their voices in demanding fairness and justice within the marketplace. Working together we can ensure everyone receives their fair share of America’s prosperity that they build. By becoming a member you will have access to the information and tools you need to join the fight.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

We work in these areas:

  • Alabama
  • California
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Dakota
  • Virginia
  • Wyoming

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.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

We work in these areas:

  • National
  • Virginia

Holistic Management International (HMI)

Holistic Management International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate people to manage land for a sustainable future. Our programs serve to improve the land, preserve water resources, train agricultural producers, and enhance and sustain lives in ways that are meaningful, productive, and profitable. Major programs include: Kids on the Land, Gen Next, Beginning Farmers and Ranchers, Future Farms and Ranches, Ag Town Turnaround, and Professional Development (for land resource management).

We specialize in:

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

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers

We work in these areas:

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • National
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Virginia