Farmer Emergency Fund

Flood damage at Gildrien Farm in Middlebury

Flood Damage in Middlebury, VT - August 2011



The Farmer Emergency Fund was established in 1997 to assist organic and NOFA member farmers adversely affected by natural and unnatural disasters like the recent flooding and damage from Irene. We anticipate many requests for funds after this disaster, so all donations are welcome.

Grants and zero-percent-interest loans are awarded to farmers in need as funds are available.

Click here to learn more about who and what is eligible for the NOFA Vermont Farmer Emergency Fund.

To donate, please click here or contact Kirsten Bower at the NOFA office; please contact Kirsten for more information on how to apply for funds: 802-434-4122 ext 16.

To make a donation by check, please mail your tax deductible contribution to the NOFA Famer Emergency Fund, PO Box 697, Richmond, VT 05477.  Please write on the  memo line "for Farmer Emergency Fund" or include a note expressing your wish to contribute to the Farmer Emergency Fund.