National Young Farmers Coalition
The National Young Farmers Coalition is a national advocacy network if young farmers fighting for the future of agriculture. Young Farmers represents, mobilize, and engage young farmers and ranchers to ensure their success. They have built a network of more than 140,000 young farmers and supporters to work together for change. Young Farmers focuses on tackling the most critical structural and economic barriers that prevent motivated young people from starting and continuing to farm, with the goal of helping 25,000 young people enter viable farming careers by 2022.
First Nations Development Institute
First Nations Development Institute’s mission is to increase access to healthy food for Native American children and families. Their work supports tribe and Native communities to build sustainable food systems that improve health. First Nations Development Institute believes that when armed with appropriate resources, Native peoples hold the capacity and ingenuity to ensure the sustainable, economic, spiritual and cultural well-being of their communities.
Family Agriculture Resource Management Services
Family Agriculture Resource Management Services (F.A.R.M.S.) is a national nonprofit committed to reversing small farmland loss to ensure generational wealth and reducing hunger in rural low-income communities. They assist farmers and landowners retain land for future use of next generation farmer. F.A.R.M.S. is committed to creating and supporting youth programs that educate youth about agriculture in innovative ways.
Know Agenda Foundation
The Black Food Sovereignty Coalition (BFSC) serves as a collaboration hub for black and brown communities to confront the systemic barriers that make food, place and economic opportunities inaccessible to them. BFSC is focused on meeting these barriers with creative, innovative, and sustainable solutions. Built on a decade of work of founding members of the Black Food Sovereignty Council and other Black-identified leaders and stakeholders in the Pacific Northwest, the BFSC mission is to ignite black and brown communities to participate as owners and movement leaders within food systems, placemaking, and economic development.