We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2 - 3pm


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In 2016 and 2017, ND local food leaders from Dept. of Agriculture and USDA Rural Development created an outline for the development of a coordinated local food system in North Dakota. Their work led to the formation of NDLFDA.  Read the ND Local Food Plan below.

Local Food Updates: We share information about local food activities and upcoming events across the state.
What local food topics should we address? We want your input.
Help us plan for the next year! We have held a local food summit in October 2018, a Food Hub Huddle Up in spring 2019, and a Breakfast of Champions session on health insurance for farmers.
What educational events would you like to attend?  What topics do you want to learn more about?
Click "Add your response" and provide your input.
Latest Meeting: September 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm.
Next Meeting: We meet again on October 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm.
This is a ND Americorps Position under the Souris Basin Community Builder Program. The NDLFDA Coordinator will coordinate the North Dakota Local Food Development Alliance’s communications and activities and grow NDLFDA’s membership.
This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to gain an in-depth knowledge of local food systems and develop skills in community organizing and nonprofit management.
This position reports to the FARRMS Executive Director, Stephanie Blumhagen. This is a remote work position at approximately 15 hours per week for a total of about 675 hours to be completed before September 15, 2021. Member receives up to $8,775 total (roughly $13/hour) and is eligible for an education award upon completion of service.
We are hiring an NDLFDA Coordinator!
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to info@farrms.org.
We will begin review of applications on September 22 and continue accepting applications until we have found the right candidate.

In March and April 2020 FARRMS created a short survey to determine the needs of ND farmers and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are leaving the survey open because we still want to know how we can help. How can we help?

Updated April 17, 2020, this document is a compilation of North Dakota specific resources for farmers, farmers markets and nonprofits.

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