2022 Farmers of Color Network Grantees

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI-USA) is excited to announce the recipients of its Farmers of Color Network Infrastructure Fund grants.

Job Opening: – Farmers of Color Market Access Coordinator

RAFI-USA seeks a talented individual to provide high-level technical assistance and program coordination for direct marketing farmers of color and local food markets. This individual will support the creation of alternative local food markets for food producers and farmers of color.

Sign up for RAFI-USA’s Policy Action Network

For years, we’ve issued action alerts and policy updates around important policy issues so that they can speak up to their representatives and key policymakers about policies that affect their lives. This year, we’re expanding the ways that you can engage in our policy work through the creation of our new Policy Action Network.

Job Opening: Agriculture Conservation Program Coordinator

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI-USA) seeks a talented individual to provide technical assistance on climate-smart conservation practices and NRCS programs to BIPOC farmers throughout the Southeast, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Job Opening: Farmer Resources Coordinator

Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI-USA) seeks a talented individual to provide farm business and financial planning technical assistance to BIPOC farmers throughout the Southeast to increase access to FSA loan programs and strengthen farm operations.  

Tierra Fértil: Growing Food and Co-operative Power

Tierra Fértil is a worker-owned, Hispanic cooperative in Hendersonville, NC. They are not only growing food, but creating a tangible impact in their local community through a mutual aid model that values collective power, solidarity, and entrepreneurship. 

WATCH: Webinar – How to work with FSA

Check out a video of a webinar in which we explored best practices for working with your local FSA office. After tips and practices were shared, two farmers detailed their experience and advice.