Training & Consulting

Our staff members are available to provide both in-person and remote trainings and workshops for organizations that serve farmers. We’re able to tailor our trainings to meet the needs of a variety organizations. We also regularly consult with organizations seeking to enhance their knowledge of agricultural issues and expand their services for farmers.

If you are a member of an organization interested in our training opportunities or consulting services, please contact us for more information. Click here to contact us.

 Our training topics include:

• Farm Advocacy 101
• Skills for Working with Farmers
•Farm Finance 101
• FSA Loan Programs
• Farm Crisis Management
• How Predatory Lending Works
• How to Appeal USDA Agency Decisions
• Disaster Assistance Programs
• Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers
• Career Paths and Professional Development for Advocates
RAFI-USA staff are currently working remotely. As we plan for how COVID-19 will change both how we do our work, and what work needs to be done, please know that we are still here. Our Farmer Hotline (866-586-6746) will operate from Monday-Saturday from 9am to 6pm. Stay tuned for more updates and information.