Washington

Fulcrum Institute Dispute Resolution Clinic

The Fulcrum Institute DRC serves as the provider of state wide agricultural mediation services for the states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana through the USDA certified mediation program. Each year, producers are provided the opportunity to select mediation as one approach to resolving conflicts with the Farm Service Agency, NRCS, Rural Resources, the U.S. Agriculture Department, and the Forest Service. Additionally, Fulcrum employees provide valuable training services to those entities through the annual contractual arrangements.

We specialize in:

  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Financial & Business Planning

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Washington

Ecotrust

Ecotrust’s mission is to inspire fresh thinking that creates social equity, economic opportunity, and environmental well-being. For more than 20 years we have sought paths towards more ?natural economies,? striving for a new development model that creates more reliable prosperity by promoting resilience in communities, economies, and ecosystems.

We specialize in:

  • Farm Energy Options
  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets

We can also help you with:

  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

We work in these areas:

  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Northwest Farm Credit Services

Farm Credit ServicesTM, also known as Northwest Farm Credit Services or Northwest FCS, is a cooperatively owned lending association specializing in financing farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, commercial fishermen, timber producers, and country home owners in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. It also provides leasing and appraisal services, and life, mortgage, disability, and crop insurance programs.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Alabama
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Washington

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

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

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

Viva Farms

Viva Farms is a farm incubator program dedicated to recruiting, training and capitalizing the next generation of sustainable farmers. We work in conjunction with WSU Extension to address and overcome the challenges facing small farmers.

We specialize in:

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

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Washington

Northwest Agriculture Business Center

NABC provides Northwest Washington farmers with the skills and the resources required to profitably and efficiently supply their products to consumers, retailers, wholesalers, foodservice operators and food manufacturers.

We specialize in:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets

We can also help you with:

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

We work in these areas:

  • Washington

Community Food Co-op

The Food Co-op purchases locally produced products from over 40 farms. Our farm fund supports sustainable agriculture in our county with grants and a small revolving loan fund.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Washington

Washington State NRCS Office

Natural Resource Conservation Service – Washington State Office

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Washington

Washington State Farm Service Agency

The primary mission of the Washington State FSA is to assist farmers and ranchers 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:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Crisis Assistance
  • Financial & Business Planning

We work in these areas:

  • Washington

WSU Extension

Washington farmers and Washington State University Extension have joined forces to bring the power of research-based information to bear to improve the productivity, efficiency, and safety of products coming from the state’s fields and pastures, orchards, processing plants, and vineyards and wineries. WSU Extension educators are the critical link between science and research generated at Washington State University and the hands-on work of growing food, fuel, and fiber.

We specialize in:

  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Stress
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers

We work in these areas:

  • Washington