My husband and I are starting a small organic fruit and vegetable and...

Asked December 18, 2015, 2:28 PM EST

My husband and I are starting a small organic fruit and vegetable and honeybee farm and are looking into any types of grants that might be available for this type of operation. Any information or pointers would be very appreciated!

Preble County Ohio organic production organic farming

1 Response

Here are a few resources to look into.

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE):
http://www.sare.org/Grants

Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF): http://ofrf.org/2016-grant-application

National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program offers financial assistance with organic certification costs: http://www.ams.usda.gov/services/grants/occsp

USDA Environmental Quality Incentives Program: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national/programs/financial/eqip/?cid=stelprdb124263...

You might want to also check with your local Extension office to see if they have any suggestions: http://preble.osu.edu/home

Good luck!