Upcoming Webinar – What is NAP and is it right for my farm?

Join us for a Farmers of Color Network webinar on Feb 10 to explore one of several Farm Service Agency (FSA) programs that provide disaster assistance to farmers. NAP or Non-insurable Crop Disaster Assistance Program offers protection against natural disasters that lead to low crop yield, crop loss, or other negative impacts.

Resources for Resilient Farmers

A new RAFI-USA project designed to help farmers of color access certain FSA programs We often hear from farmers who ask us what programs or funding is out there to help them build or expand their farming operation. Luckily, between the USDA, State Departments of Agriculture, and other local entities, there are many grants, programs, […]

Doubling the Buying Power for Food Insecure Households

The Fresh Bucks and Double Bucks programs prove that SNAP incentives drastically increase farmers market transactions and farmers market sales. Learn about RAFI-USA’s accomplishments working with area markets in 2021.

Farmers Market Incentive Programs

Learn about the impact, growth, and location of the farmers markets RAFI-USA works with in its Expanding Farmers Market Access program.

Job Opening: Farmer Resource Advocate

RAFI-USA is looking for a full-time Farmer Resource Advocate to support farmers across the Southeast who are applying for FSA loans or requesting farm financial planning assistance.

Mini-grants Available to Connect Faith Communities and Farmers of Color

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA’s (RAFI-USA) Come to the Table program (CTTT) is pleased to once again offer grants to support up to 20 rural United Methodist churches throughout North Carolina. CTTT will fund churches that are engaging in hunger relief with mini-grants of up to $2,000. These grants are funded by support from The Duke Endowment.