Access to Capital


Financing is a central challenge for new farmers as well as the organizations providing new farmer assistance. There are, however, a variety of ways organizations can access funds and leverage capital to help finance new farm operations.

Specific Categories

Financing New Farmer Organizations

Financing New Farmers


Financing Michigan's Sustainable Agriculture: The Availability and Accessibility of Capital for Beginning Farmers by Susan Cocciarelli (Dec. 2009).

  • Providing an overview of the financial challenges faced by beginning farmers as well as recommendations to provide access to capital.