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

List of Regional Land Trusts


Financing Basics


Social Impact Investors


Community Based Financing


Grants and Loans

Finding the Money


Alternative Loan Resources


Revolving Loan Funds



Financial and Business Planning


Guides and Helpful Organizations


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


Succession Planning


Farm Advocates and Legal Aid


Regional Organic Farming Organizations


Farmworker Organizations



Tracking Legislation in: Montana






How to Take Political Action