El Programa de Asistencia por Desastre para Cultivos no Asegurados (NAP), administrado por la Agencia de Servicios Agrícolas (FSA) del Departamento de Agricultura de Estados Unidos (USDA), ofrece asistencia financiera a productores y productoras de cultivos no asegurables* cuando un desastre natural impide la siembra de cultivos u ocasiona pérdidas de la producción o la cosecha.
Tiffany Bellfield El-Amin is using her grant award to reinforce Ballew Estates Regional Farm Kitchen and Distribution with new appliances such as sinks, freezers and a generator to start serving her farm community with aggregation and more in winter 2024.
With his grant award, James Brewer plans to repair a storage building on his property as well as purchase a pea sheller and freezer so that he can provide his customers with shelled peas and keep them stored safely until the moment of sale.
Cheryl Gibson plans to use her infrastructure grant money to purchase a floral cooler to extend the shelf life of her flowers. This cooler will allow Cheryl to extend her selling season, as well as provide more varieties and larger quantities of flowers to her customer base.
With his grant funds, Todd Huewitt intends to repurpose an existing structure on his farm into a cooler and produce prep station. This will allow him to extend his selling season and reduce waste on the farm.
Gabriel Jimenez and his wife Tamita Brown intend to use their grant award to invest in new equipment and infrastructure for their pasture pork operation that will allow them to increase the number of pigs they raise and meet the increasing demand of their customers.
With his grant award, Jonathan Moore intends to build a multi-purpose covered structure that will better ensure the safety of their livestock and workers, as well as allow them to expand into raising sheep.