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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?

Introduction to Organic

Lunch-N-Learn Webinar Series

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Are you a North Dakota producer looking to embrace organic farming practices? 🐝 We invite you to a Lunch-n-Learn series presented by FARRMS. Learn the essential requirements for organic certification and identify valuable resources.

North Central Regional Food Business Center

Learn about community meetings

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(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

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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

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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.


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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