Worcester County Conservation District
Worcester Regional Food Hub
Offering soil health programs and conservation trainings to small farmers and homesteaders of Worcester County.
The Carrot Project
Commercial Kitchen/Aggregation Services
Kitchen Incubator provides a certified commercial kitchen and planning assistance to support the development of food businesses by farmers, caterers, and other food entrepreneurs. Aggregation Services is offering logistical support to help connect producers with local institutions, as well as increase accessibility of affordable, local, healthy food in under-served communities.
Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA)
Fostering sustainable food systems by supporting small and mid-sized farms and farm-related businesses.
Montachusett Regional Planning Commission
A powerful source for educating on traditions of organic agriculture.
Massachusetts Farm to School
Providing technical assistance and guidance to farms, producers, and all other agricultural entrepreneurs through staff work on CMG.
Massachusetts Farm Bureau
We provide individual and group training to farmers, food service professionals and others to increase the use of locally grown foods in schools and other institutions.
Legal Services Food Hub
Nonprofit association promoting and representing the interests of farmers in the Commonwealth.
Land For Good
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) manages the Legal Services Food Hub to help farmers, food entrepreneurs, and related organizations access free legal assistance for their transactional legal needs, such as land acquisition/transfer, estate issues, taxes, contracts, and corporate formation, among others.
Farm Service Agency
Gaining Ground for Farmers – Their mission is to ensure the future of farming in New England by putting more farmers more securely on more land. Make sure to check out their Toolbox which has information on leasing land for both landowners and farm seekers.
National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
Supporting the farming community through grant and loan programs.
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR)
Federal agency supporting the conservation practices of farmers offering funding programs and conservation mentorship
Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission
Serving as the state agency to support the farming industry through funding and education.
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission – Providing technical assistance and guidance to farms, producers, and all other agricultural entrepreneurs through staff work on CMG.
American Farmland Trust
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project: Financial Resources – This page in particular deals with Farm Financial Management. Check out all of their resources, including helping landowners and land seekers.
American Farmland Trust – Working to stop the loss of productive farmland and promote healthier farming practices.