ATTRA Guide for Financing your Farm (pdf)
This publication outlines several financing options available to beginning farmers to start a farm, and to illuminate the step-by-step process of applying for a loan.
Financing Agriculture The Business Borrower-Lender Relationship (pdf)
NW Farm Credit Services – Providing financial services for agriculture and rural communities.
Craft3 – Craft3 is a regional nonprofit CDFI that makes loans to strengthen the economic, ecological and family resilience in Oregon and Washington. They have a small- and mid-scale producers and processors focus and lending opportunities.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – The USDA has recently compiled a list of grant programs available through various government agencies that are designed to support farmers and strengthen local food systems. Some grants may require you to partner with a 501c3 organization or research institutions
USDA Farm Service Agency – Various loan and financing programs available through FSA.
Center for Rural Affairs Beginning Farmer Funding Sources & Financing Options – Support services for rural ranchers and farmers.
Local Investment Opportunity Fund (LION) – Jefferson County only. LION creates opportunities for local businesses, nonprofits, and citizens to network.