Farm Credit Options

This is a list of loans, grants and USDA Cost-Share programs that may be useful to beginning farmers and farmers transitioning to organic.

Certification Options

A table of organic certification organizations and alternative certifications with standards, logos, costs and website links.

Organic Grain Mentorship Mentee Curriculum

This is the core mentee curriculum for the Organic Grain Mentorship Program occurring in Illinois. This resource outlines the structure of the program, the major topics to be covered, and a system of feedback and evaluation for mentors, mentees, and the program.