Building a Future with Farmers: Challenges faced by young American farmers and a national strategy to help them succeed

A new survey by The National Young Farmer's Coalition of 1,000 farmers from across the United States reveals that access to capital, access to land, and health insurance are the largest challenges faced by young and beginning farmers. Farmers rated farm apprenticeships, local partnerships and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) as the most valuable programs to help them succeed. Read the report and visit FoodshedGuide.org - a tool to assist farmers and creditors to understand the new food business landscape.

http://www.youngfarmers.org/newsroom/building-a-future-with-farmers-october-2011/

http://foodshedguide.org/