Audience: Extension/Technical Assistance Provider

National Association of State Departments of Agriculture NASDA Foundation

The Florida Seasonal Crop COVID-19 Impact Assessment was assembled utilizing phone interviews with growers on April 15, 2020. It must be noted that markets as well as selling and purchase strategies change rapidly, almost daily, for most crop sectors with the current conditions of the market. Fluctuations for some of the projected figures could be expected….

CSA Innovation Network

Assistance from federal and state programs can make a difference for farmers in this crisis. The guide will outline current relief programs related to COVID-19 and how they apply to farmers. Prepared by Farm Aid, Farmers’ Legal Action Group, Inc., Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative, Intertribal Agriculture Council, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, and RAFI-USA…

CSA Innovation Network

Fact sheet, developed collaboratively by FDA and CDC, provides a quick reference guide to items potentially worn by workers in the Food and Agriculture Sector. Respirators, disposable facemasks, or cloth face coverings are designed and worn for different purposes as described in detail in the resources. Available in multiple languages….

CSA Innovation Network

If you are the owner/manager of a direct market farm, including CSA, you can apply for authorization to accept SNAP benefits enabling low resource shoppers access to your farm fresh products, including but not limited to: fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, and food producing plants. The site also has marketing tips, incentive resources, and more….

CSA Innovation Network

This publication highlights 19 sales model platforms that farmers may find helpful when pivoting to new farm-direct sales markets. The selected products are farm-specific sales platforms that support single-farm, direct sales. Generic e-commerce platforms, platforms that sell farm products to consumers, and farm aggregators or food hubs are not included. It also highlights related educational resources and is available in Spanish….

Farm to Institution New England

This virtual forum for dining directors and interested partners shared responses to the COVID-19 corona virus crisis to learn from each other. We talked about food safety protocols, budgets, supporting staff in times of need, and how we can deploy and share resources to meet shifting needs and priorities. Resources, chat log, and other documents mentioned in the call can be found at https://www.farmtoinstitution.org/cov……
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