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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.

What's New?

Food Safety Liability Basics

Online Webinar

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No matter how safe a farm operation is, the risk is always there. During this webinar we will discuss the best practices farmers and ranches can adopt to get a foothold in managing their food safety liability exposure.

Be the First to Know

Subscribe to the newsletter!

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Check out the FARRMS monthly newsletter to hear about the latest in local food & FARRMS news.

Sustainable Ag Internship

Apply for a unique internship experience

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Consider this hands-on experience learning about sustainable agriculture and operating a small farm business with a North Dakota farmer!

Interested in Participating?

2024 Farmer Calendar

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Looking to feature your farm, sponsor, photograph, or help in some other way? Let us know!


Helping Beginning 

Farmers Succeed

  • Classes and workshops

  • Internships and Mentorship

  • Loans


Creating Networks 

for Peer Support

  • Farm tours

  • Farmer socials

  • Recruiting farmers to teach, mentor, and host interns


Building Local Food 

Systems, Together

  • Donate

  • Get Involved

  • Get Updates

Our Progams

Farm Beginnings

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Bring your farm dreams to life with our sustainable business course.

Sustainable Ag Internships

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Gain farming skills and knowledge interning on a local farm.


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  Learn new skills in our webinars and workshops.       

Farmers Market Internships

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Grow food systems and marketing skills interning at a local farmers market.


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Find a mentor. 

Be a mentor. 

Help us grow new farmers. 

Loans from FARRMS

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We offer loans to help your business grow.         

Peer Support

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Share your knowledge and build peer support networks.

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