"Tierra de Oportunidades Project is highly innovative in its comprehensive support for Latino and refugee beginning farmers to start and grown commercial farms, addressing barriers in the continuum from land to markets."
"We provide constructive environments and strategies that support new producers and create opportunities for them to strengthen agricultural capacities, share learning experiences, and build better communities.
"New Roots for Refugees is a program started by Catholic Charities in partnership with the Kansas City Center for Urban Agriculture to help refugee women put down those new roots, through helping them to start their own small farm businesses growing and selling vegetables.
"We sponsor refugee agriculture projects at 8 locations in Boise, Eagle, and Star and provide garden or farm space for around 100 refugee families as well as training in horticultural production and marketing.
Innovative Farmers of Ohio sponsors an annual conference, conducts workshops and farm tours, offers technical assistance and mentoring programs, distributes newsletters and publications, conducts on-farm research and serves as a learning network for those committed to achieving sustainable farming practices.
The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association hosts the annual Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. The series features about 40 farms and food business, several university research centers, and several educational workshops.
The Association trains farmers how to grow food organically at its annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference, Organic Commodities and Livestock Conferences, and regional workshops. It also hosts farm tours and conducts research on marketing and production of organic crops.