Growing Sustainable Agriculture
Strengthening Local Food Systems
We are the
Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resources Management and Sustainability
We support sustainable agriculture and strengthen local food systems in North Dakota and the Red River Valley.
We grow farmers through education, peer support, and lending.
North Central Regional Food Business Center
Learn about community meetings
(NC-RFBC) focuses on expanding small and mid-sized agricultural value chains in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. The goal is to support smaller, more resilient farm and food practices and strengthen local food businesses.
2024 Farm Beginnings
Business Planning for Farmers
This course is ideal for farmers within their first years of production experience by helping them develop a whole farm plan through realistic goal setting, reflection, and assessment of resources, skills, and markets. Course plans focus on goal-setting, sustainable management, stewarding natural resources, finances and record-keeping, marketing, building your support network, and more.
Think Regeneration Leadership Program
Opportunity for Farmers
Join Think Regeneration, a national, non-profit coalition of farmers, ranchers, researchers, and industry professionals, for a one-day leadership program on December 1st in Bismarck, ND, dedicated to helping soil-health minded producers interested in developing leadership skills, building stronger relationships, and networking with others.
Classes and workshops
Internships and Mentorship
for Peer Support
Recruiting farmers to teach, mentor, and host interns
Building Local Food
Share your knowledge and build peer support networks.