The loan was used to purchase a tractor, which has been a lifesaver in supporting our rapid growth. The tractor has allowed Ray to safely and comfortably care for a larger herd of Highland cattle and calves through all seasons.
— Janet Steward of Greenfield Highland Beef, 2011 microloan recipient
The Carrot Project offers financing through four loan programs. Farm, forestry and fishery businesses are eligible for our funds. Food system enterprises such as those in production, processing, storage, distribution and sales are also eligible in most cases.
A general overview of The Carrot Project's loan application process can be found here. For loan fund details and eligibility, please visit the fund page for your area:
Tanya Srolovitz at Bloomfield Farm, microloan recipient. Photo credit E. Ferry.
The Carrot Project's E-newsletter is sent out 3-4 times per year. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, please send a message with your name, town/city, state, and tell us if you are a farmer, processor, or someone who works directly with them. info AT thecarrotproject.org.
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