Washington

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 Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We can also help you with:

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

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 Counseling & Business Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets

We can also help you with:

  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged 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 Counseling & 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:

  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

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

We work in these areas:

  • Washington

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/Regenerative Transition & 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

Tilth Alliance

Tilth Alliance promotes ecologically sound, economically viable and socially equitable farming practices that improve the health of our communities and natural environment.

We specialize in:

  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Washington

SARE – WA (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program)

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. WA 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:

  • Washington

Organic Seed Alliance

Organic Seed Alliance advances the ethical development and stewardship of the genetic resources of agricultural seed. We accomplish goals through collaborative education, research, and advocacy programs with farmers and other seed professionals. Our programs foster regional, decentralized seed systems that provide biologically diverse seed options for family farmers. Our advocacy work aims to influence policy decisions that impact the integrity of the seed systems we help create.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Industrial Ag Issues

We can also help you with:

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

We work in these areas:

  • National
  • Washington