The New England Farmer Microgrants Program is currently not accepting applications. The application period for 2023 awards will open in the Fall of 2022.
The New England Farmer Microgrants Program is a small grants program designed to provide direct financial assistance to farmers in the region.
As part of the Western New England Regenerative Agriculture Project, 80% of funding in 2022 will be for projects that improve the resiliency of livestock operations through improved soil health or other regenerative agriculture practices in the following specific counties (click the map to view):
The remainder of the funds will be dedicated towards eligible projects anywhere in New England that support:
Farmland access | Bringing more farmland into production | Farm succession/farm transition planning.