Rooted in diverse immigrant farmer experience, the National Immigrant Farming Initiative strengthens the capacity of immigrants to farm successfully and to advance sustainable farming and food systems.
Immigrant Farming And Small Farm News
National Hmong American Farmers Newsletter
The NHAF has just released it's first newsletter. Check it out.
They're seeking information, events and articles of relevance to their members. If you have something to contribute, please contact Annette Hiatt at firstname.lastname@example.org
New Immigrant Farming Project Profiles
The Small Farmers Project is a program of Huerto de la Familia (The Family Garden), a non-profit in Eugene, Oregon whose mission is to offer Latino families a place to connect with their roots and the earth by growing their own food. MORE >
The Latino Farmers Cooperative of Louisiana is a non-profit network of emerging farmers, enthusiastic gardeners and conscientious consumers brought together by a mutual love for fresh food, local economic growth and sustainable farming. MORE >
A group in Fellsmere, Florida, establishes a cooperatively organized farm project, acquires land from the city, and plans to grow a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and specialty crops year-round. MORE >
The Minnesota Food Association, Big River Farms
The mission of the Minnesota Food Association is to build a more
sustainable food system. They work to impact local food production,
grow more sustainable food producers, and enhance their connections to
markets and resources. They do their work in the St. Croix River Valley and
the Twin Cities Metro Area of Minnesota. In the video below, they introduce you to some of the immigrant farmers they serve and support.
Tips for Grant Seekers
Illinois Resourcenet has put together a new collection of resources for those seeking community-based grants. Includes tips on getting more funding, sources of funding for green industry, and basic tips for getting started. Download the PDF document now.