April Croatan Conversation: Finance for Resilience

In February, Croatan and Meridian Institutes jointly released a new report: Finance for Resilience: An Overview of Risk Mitigation in Agricultural Systems for Farms, Lenders, and Governments. The report highlights the myriad of major on-farm, off-farm, and systemic risks that threaten the growth of the sustainable and regenerative agricultural sector. Join us on April 11 for a conversation with experts from Freedmen Heirs Foundation, Accelerating Appalachia, and 4P Foods as we explore how finance can be used to increase the resilience of farms and food systems.

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Finance for Resilience: An Overview of Risk Mitigation in Agricultural Systems for Farms, Lenders, and Governments

This report explores major on-farm, off-farm, and systemic risks that the agricultural industry faces and how finance can increase the resilience of those systems while providing other benefits.

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Croatan Institute Releases New Report in Collaboration with Meridian Institute

Croatan Institute, in collaboration with Meridian Institute, has released a new report entitled Finance for Resilience An Overview of Risk Mitigation in Agricultural Systems for Farms, Lenders, and Governments.

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Scaling Up: Croatan Institute Attends Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture Event in Boone

Croatan Institute President Josh Humphreys and Analyst James Smith attended Croatan partner Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture's annual "Scaling Up" event highlighting their food hub's growth. Partner of the Institute Selena Thornton delivered a keynote speech at the event.

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Croatan Institute and Rural Beacon Initiative Meet with Senior NRCS Staff at Free Union Farm

Croatan Institute and partner organization Rural Beacon Initiative met with senior USDA-NRCS staff at Free Union Farm in January to discuss NRCS conservation and equity priorities in the southeast.

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