Here is a list of helpful links and resources on farm and forestry topics. For additional help and information, please contact us

Farm Business Planning

North Olympic Development Council – farm business advising

WSU Extension Regional Small Farms Program Resources – many resources on the business of farming. 

Washington State University Cultivating Success Courses – Whole Farm Planning and Agricultural Entrepreneurship courses available throughout the year

WSDA Handbook for Small and Direct Marketing Farms – Running a successful farm business


Farm Financing 

Craft3 – nonprofit CDFI that makes loans to strengthen the economic, ecological and family resilience in Oregon and Washington. We lend to established nonprofits and growing and start-up businesses – including those that don’t qualify for traditional loans.

Northwest Farm Credit Services – providing financial services for agriculture and rural communities.

Farm Service Agency (USDA) – various loan and financing programs available through FSA. 

United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) Micro Loan Program – financing needs of small, beginning farmer, niche and non-traditional farm operations

Local Investment Opportunity Network (LION) – our mission is to build prosperous local businesses, keep investing money in our community, and help build a more resilient and sustainable economy in East Jefferson County.