New Publication: Guide to Financing the Community Supported Farm
Produced by SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education), University of Vermont Extension and a team of farmers, ag lawyers, service providers, and financial experts, this 60-page guide breaks down 8 unique, innovative funding mechanisms that farmers have used in financing their operations. It describes the advantages and challenges associated with each of these mechanisms, and introduces case studies from farms using the different funding options.
The .pdf is available for free at: http://onpasture.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Guide-to-Financing-the-Community-Supported-Farm_March2012.pdf
Learn more about other sources of farm financing at: http://www.beginningfarmers.org/funding-resources/