Rodale Institute has been hard at work to expand resilient farming practices in the Southeast.
Through a USDA-funded project, Rodale Institute and its partners are enrolling 100 organic and conventional vegetable farmers across the Southern Piedmont, as well as farmers markets and market farmers, in a research study that provides farmers with the benefit of financial support.
Over $6 million in cash and non-cash incentives are available to participating farmers, market managers, and market farmers.
Opportunities For Farmers
The project is designed to assist farmers, gather data, evaluate the impact of regenerative farming practices, and successfully market the commodities produced by the project’s participants.
Space is still available for conventional farmers. But the application period is nearing its deadline. Farmers interested in participating can apply at the link…