Washington

Washington Farmland Trust

Washington Farmland Trust secures, preserves, and stewards threatened farmland in the Northwest, to ensure that generations of local farmers productively farm using sustainable, organic growing methods.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Land Access

We can also help you with:

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

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  • Washington

Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance (NFMA)

The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance (NFMA) is a community-based organization developed in response to the growing popularity and public support of the neighborhood Farmers Markets in Seattle. The NFMA’s mission is to support Washington?s small farms and farming families by providing effective direct sales sites for our region?s small farmers, and by educating consumers about local farm products and the benefits of buying direct from local farmers.

We specialize in:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance

We can also help you with:

  • Crisis Assistance

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  • Washington

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

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  • 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

Center for Latino Farmers

“Mission: * Connect Latino producers to USDA, WSDA & Ag trade programs & services; * Conduct educational workshops in English/Spanish for farm sustainability; * Assist producers to apply & qualify for low interest FSA loans; * Coordinate projects on farm development; * Promote & develop marketing cooperatives for increased profits”

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Resources for Hispanic/Latinx Farmers/Farmworkers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

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  • Washington

Northwest Communities Education Center- Radio KDNA

“Radio KDNA, a community public radio station, went on the air with an educational and informational format.  Radio KDNA has been instrumental in educating, informing, mobilizing, motivating and encouraging its listeners to become involved in every aspect of the Valley’s culture that affects their lives: health, education, and civic participation; to learn English, to become citizens and to fully understand all the implications of benefits received from schools, state and federal agencies.” “KDNA will direct its efforts as a minority public radio station in response to the cultural and informational isolation of Hispanic/Latino and other disadvantaged communities. Radio KDNA will produce quality radio programming to help such communities overcome barriers of literacy, language, discrimination, poverty, and illness. In this way, KDNA will empower these communities to more fully participate in our multiethnic society.”

We specialize in:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Resources for Hispanic/Latinx Farmers/Farmworkers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

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  • Washington

WA Grange

“The Grange is a fraternal, grassroots nonprofit organization rooted in agriculture and committed to providing the people of rural Washington a strong and respected voice among our elected officials.

Grange members devote countless hours in service to their communities, reaching out to make sure the elderly, young and vulnerable, veterans and those in need are given the attention they deserve.

Washington State Grange policy covers a wide range of issues. A revised State Grange policy handbook is published annually, prior to each session of the Legislature. The National Grange policy handbook is published each winter. Among the many State Grange policies are the following views which the organization favors:

The family farm as the basic unit of agricultural production in America.

Locally controlled land use planning to ensure the preservation of productive agricultural lands.

Multiple use concepts in forest management.

Full legislative funding of basic education as presently defined.

Publicly controlled utilities such as public utility districts and rural electric cooperatives.

Protection of private property and water rights.

Strict enforcement of laws against drunk driving.

Taxing farmland based on its current use.

Accessible and affordable health care.”

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Land Access
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

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Rural Resources

“Since 1965, Rural Resources Community Action has helped residents of Northeastern Washington help themselves and each other. Through education, resources and support, we offer real hope to children, seniors and families, by working to create a stronger and more stable community for us all.

Each year, over 14,000 people in communities throughout Eastern Washington turn to Rural Resources for short-term assistance and long-term solutions to help them take control of their lives and their futures”

We specialize in:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Disaster Relief/Resilience
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

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  • Washington

Moses Lake Community Health Center- Quincy Community Health Center

“Moses Lake Community Health Center (MLCHC) is a non-profit, community-driven and patient-centered health care organization. We are committed to providing high quality, compassionate, and comprehensive primary health care services for the entire family, with a special focus on the underserved and migrant farm-workers in our community. Medical and dental care centers are located in Moses Lake and Quincy, and a dental center is located in Ephrata.”

We specialize in:

  • Behavioral/Mental Health Services
  • Resources for Hispanic/Latinx Farmers/Farmworkers
  • Substance Abuse Services

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Animal Feed

“The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) regulates commercial animal feed including livestock feed, poultry feed, fish feed and pet food at the state level. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates animal feed at the federal level.”

We specialize in:

  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

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  • Washington