General/Background Reading

Accessing Land

Land Access Guides

Farm Linking Programs

Incubator Programs

Land Leasing

Agricultural Land Trusts

The USDA and American Farmland Trust offers a very comprehensive land trust locator tool at findalandtrust.org

List of Regional Land Trusts

Financing

Financing Basics

 

Social Impact Investors

 

Community Based Financing

 

Grants and Loans

Finding the Money

 

Alternative Loan Resources

 

Revolving Loan Funds

 

Grants

Financial and Business Planning

 

Guides and Helpful Organizations

http://landislife.org

 

Small Business Resources

 

Managing Debt

 

Professional Assistance

Agricultural Mediation

The USDA funds agricultural mediators in many states whose job is to help resolved disputes and mediate disagreements in agricultural deals

Educators

Succession Planning

 

Farm Advocates and Legal Aid

 

Regional Organic Farming Organizations

 

Farmworker Organizations

 

Legislation

Tracking Legislation in: Montana

 

Media

 

Networking

 

How to Take Political Action