Founded in 1990, Rural Advancement for Farmers International (RAFI-USA) challenges the root causes of unjust food systems, supporting and advocating for economically, racially, and ecologically just farm communities.
Lisa Misch, Director of Farmer Outreach and Technical Assistance at RAFI-USA, highlights some of the organization’s programs and funding resources for farmers.
Tune in to hear about:
- RAFI-USA's mission and vision
- RAFI-USA's programs and funding opportunities
- How RAFI-USA assists with Farm Service Agency (FSA) Disaster Relief Loans
- Upcoming events and workshops
Learn more about RAFI-USA on their website: https://www.rafiusa.org
RAFI-USA’s Farmer Crisis Hotline is open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and toll-free at (866) 586-6746. Learn more about the hotline here: https://www.rafiusa.org/hotline/
Join the Farmers of Color Network: https://www.rafiusa.org/programs/farmers-of-color-network/join-the-farmers-of-color-network/
Learn more about Resources for Resilient Farms: https://www.rafiusa.org/programs/farmers-of-color-network/resources-for-resilient-farmers/
How to Work with Your FSA Office Webinar: https://www.rafiusa.org/blog/webinar-how-to-work-with-fsa/
Farmers of Color Network Market Readiness Webinar Series: https://www.rafiusa.org/blog/market-readiness-series/
Learn about funding resources and farmer assistance on Farm Aid’s website: https://www.farmaid.orgSupport the show