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Associations Grants
American Tilapia Association Animal welfare approved grants for farmers
Florida Alpaca Breeders Association Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program 
Florida Blueberry Growers Association Farmers market promotion program 
Florida Cattlemens Association 
Florida Cracker Cattle Association Limited resource farmer/rancher 
Florida Dairy Goat Association NLPA sheep and goat fund
Florida Meat Goat Association Organic Farming Research Foundation grant opportunities 
Florida Organic Growers Association Producer Value-added grant 
Florida Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises Small Socially-disadvantaged Producer grant
Florida State Beekeepers Association Southern Rural Development Center
Florida Thoroughbred & Breeders Association Sustainable agriculture and research and agricultural grants
Florida Tropical Fish Farms Association The Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA 
Meat Sheep Alliance of Florida USDA farm loan programs 
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group USDA/NRCA EQUIP program
UF/IFAS Extension Whole Foods Market local producer loan program 
Local resources State resources
Buy Local-Florida Bureau of Plants and Apiary Inspection
Farm Credit of North Florida Department of Arigculture and Consumer Services
Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership Division of Aquaculture
Marion County Farm Bureau Division of Forestry
Marion County Forester Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Marion County Property Appraiser North Florida Research Center
Marion County Planning & Zoning Organic Growers certification
Southwest Florida Water Management District Senate: Laws of Florida
St. John's Water Management District Small Farm website
Publications (books, magazines, etc.) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
American Small Farm Agriculture Marketing Resource Center
Beekeeping catalog ATTRA National Sustainable Information Service
Greenhouse Grower Aphis Veterinary Services 
Jeffers catalog Farm Service Agency
Johnnys Selected Seed catalog Farmer's tax guide
McMurry Hatchery Federal Emergency Management Association
Monte Package Material National Organic Program
Pipestone Veterinary Supply (sheep) Sustainable Agrculture Research and Education (SARE)
Premier 1 catalog Weekly market news report
Sheep Magazine         
Sheep Supply Conferences
Small Farm Today SSAWG
  Sunbelt Expo
Marketing resources
Eat Wild
Florida pastered products directory
networking tool for building connections between communities and farmers

Florida Market Maker
an interactive mapping system the locates related businesses and markets

Local Harvest
real food, real farmers, real community
free state ads for farmers and ranchers