September 20, 2018Farm Credit Builds Markets for Local Farmers
2018 marked the inaugural Direct Agricultural Marketing Summit, the first of its kind in the United States. Farm Credit, a Summit cosponsor, was proud to partner with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food Distribution Research Society, National Value-Added Agriculture conference and the Farmers Market Coalition to coordinate this innovative gathering.
September 20, 2018Innovative Direct Agricultural Marketing Projects Honored
MarketMaker is a national network of states that connect farmers and fishermen with food retailers, grocery stores, processors, caterers, chefs and consumers. It is an ever-growing partnership of organizations investing in a coordinated effort to build a virtual infrastructure that brings healthy, fresh, and flavorful food to the average consumer.
April 3, 2019From Market Access to Beginning Farmer Education, Farm Credit Helps GrowNYC Do It All
When you think about the “city that never sleeps,” agriculture is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. You may be surprised to learn that New York City is home to more than 50 farmers markets selling fresh food grown by more than 250 local producers. Farm Credit is helping these farm businesses succeed through a new partnership with local nonprofit GrowNYC.
October 9, 2018World Food Day: Celebrating Farmers’ Roles in Global Food Security
In commemoration of World Food Day, and every day, Farm Credit recognizes that farmers worldwide have devoted their lives to supporting the lives of others. Farmers play a vital role in ending hunger by producing the food upon which we all depend.
August 2, 2018Supporting Farmers Markets Across the Country
In this guest blog post, the Farmers Market Coalition, one of Farm Credit's partner organizations, highlights Farm Credit's support of farmers markets.
April 19, 2018Farm Credit and Farm to School Collaborate in Support of Agriculture and Rural America
Farm Credit and the National Farm to School Network (NFSN) are united in their missions to support farmers and rural America.