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Grant Writing For Farmers
Join Future Harvest and a panel of farmers and funders who will share tips and guidance on the grant writing process. Interested in obtaining funding? Curious about what options exist? Want to learn from experienced farmers and reviewers throughout the Chesapeake region? We’ll begin with a presentation on the grant writing process, including some lists of resources and funding opportunities. Then, farmers and funders will participate in a moderated panel. We’ll wrap up with an audience Q and A. Free, $10 suggested donation.
About the Speakers
Sarah Campbell is the owner of New Roots Farm, where she raises a variety of livestock, and will be on this panel in her capacity as the National Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program Coordinator and a federal grant reviewer.
Catherine Nardi is the Programs Manager for the Montgomery County Food Council and recently administered the Farm to Food Bank grant program for local farmers.
Carol Carrier runs Plantmasters flower farm along with her husband, Leon, and sells direct-to-consumer at farmers markets throughout the region. She’s constructed a variety of farm infrastructure via the NRCS EQIP program.
Lisa Garfield is the Million Acre Challenge Manager for Future Harvest, a soil scientist and former vegetable farmer and SARE grant recipient.