Farming is hard work! We know you’re going above and beyond by growing naturally and verifying your production standards through our grassroots certification. In an effort to improve the accessibility and value of CNG certification we’ve developed some resources to help you navigate.
Our marketing materials and strategies can help ensure you’re reaping all the benefits of your CNG certification. Or get all the tips and tricks from your fellow CNG farmers, who you can connect with through our many farmer networking opportunities.
Cost can certainly be a real barrier to certification, so we encourage farmers to tap one our our two scholarship funds. The grassroots fund can help cover certification dues for beginning farmers or those facing hardship. The equity fund is specifically for farmers of color.
Feed and seed are both essential inputs and remaining in compliance with CNG standards, means sourcing carefully. Use these lists to locate navigate the complicated worlds of feed and seed sourcing.