FreshRoots Young & Beginning Farmers
FreshRoots equips today's newest farmers for a healthy start in their farming careers, helping rural communities and agriculture thrive today and tomorrow.
FreshRoots provides lending assistance and learning incentives to farmers 40 years of age or younger or in their first 10 years of farming.
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Lending AssistanceFreshRoots lending assistance provides an interest rate reduction for the first five years of each loan.
Learning IncentivesUp to $2,000 in stipends are available to individual and married-couple borrower-members who attend three learning workshops within two years.
Directors Cup AwardFCI celebrates young and beginning farmers committed to continuous learning and intentional living for a brighter future for their farm family business and community with the Directors Cup Award.
Access downloadable templates for balance sheets, business plans, cash flow projections, and more.