Producer’s Resources

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Have a resource to share or looking for anwsers? Tell us all about it at info@mocoalliance.org. Thanks!

You can join the Montgomery County Producers Listserve, the place to share know-how with other farmers. Send an email with “Join Producers Listserve” in the subject line to: producers@mocoalliance.org

The disclaimers: The listserve is not a venue for marketing any products, but it surely is a place for good manners. For everyone’s sake, please keep “Reply alls” to a minimum. Thank You!

Good General Links

Rodale Insitute New Farm site a long standing advocate for sustainable farming and research

Montgomery County Office of Agriculture- click the link for a new equipment sharing program

Funding

Webinar on the Specialty Crop Block Grant

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)

Local Food Systems.com- a connector for food entrepreneurs and funding

Land

MCA’s Land Link

US Farm Lease

Land for Sale- Montgomery County (and elsewhere)

Marketing/Selling

Accepting WIC and Senior Benefits at Farmers Markets

FMNP (Senior and WIC) Farmer Application-Agreement

Selling Eggs, Meat, cheese, jams, jellies (non-commercial kitchen) at a farmers market

Montgomery County Application

Processing

MD on-farm meat processing guidelines

Egg and Poultry on-farm guidelines

Commercial Kitchen

Processing Value Added Food Products in MD

Commercial Kitchen for Rent- An Affair to Remember

On the Ground Practices

Irrigation

USDA on Irrigation

Organic Resources

MDA Organic Resources

Working on Farms

BeginningFarmer.org

National Sustainable Ag Information Service- ATTRA.org

World Wide Opportunities  on Organic Farms- WWOOF

Good Food Jobs

Further Learning

Compilation of Webinars and Distance Learning Programs for Food System and Agricultural Development Professionals