$12 Million in Grants Awarded to Organizations Advancing Native American Agriculture  

The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) announces $12 million in grants to eligible entities serving Native American farmers and ranchers. NAAF is in its fourth year of grant-making, reaching $55 million since the first funding cycle in 2019 impacting more than 300 distinct projects across Indian Country.  

NAAF’s announcement of 49 grant projects impacts more than 160,000 Native American farmers, ranchers, fishers, harvesters, and community producers through education and technical assistance, community-centric and cultural models of economic development, loans and scholarships, and various other projects that increase access to capital.

Meet the New Grantees
Read NAAF's Statement

Historic Nomination for Farm Credit Administration 

On Thursday, September 22, the U.S Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry held a hearing to consider the nomination of Vincent Logan as a Board Member of the Farm Credit Administration (FCA). Vincent Logan is a member of the Osage Nation and if confirmed, would be the first Native American to serve on the board of FCA. Today’s hearing advances Vincent’s nomination a step forward towards confirmation by U.S. Senate.  

“With his extensive knowledge and experience working in both agricultural and financial sectors, the Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) applauds this historic nomination to a role at the Farm Credit Administration that is significant in regulating and ensuring the security and availability of credit and lending for our most underserved farmers and ranchers,” Toni Stanger-McLaughlin, CEO of the Native American Agriculture Fund. 

Read Full Statement From NAAF

Native Farm Bill Coalition Releases Gaining Ground Report

The Native Farm Bill Coalition released Gaining Ground: A Report on the 2018 Farm Bill Successes for Indian Country and Opportunities for 2023. The report outlines the significant progress to be made in strengthening Tribal sovereignty, food security, and rural infrastructure and includes more than 150+ Indian Country priorities for the 2023 Farm Bill.

The Native American Agriculture Fund is proud to be a sponsor of the Gaining Ground report alongside Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger. 

Read the Report
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Apply for USDA Funding for Projects Benefiting Underserved Producers and Minority Serving Institutions that Create Career Development Opportunities for Next Generation Leaders

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced funding to support projects that enable underserved producers to access land, capital, markets, student scholarships, paid internships, fellowships, and other job and training opportunities at eligible institutions, including Tribal Colleges and Alaska Native-serving institutions.

Increasing Land, Capital, and Market Access (Increasing Land Access) Program

Deadline: October 28, 2022

Apply Here: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/increasing-land-access/index

From Learning to Leading: Cultivating the Next Generation of Diverse Food and Agriculture Professionals

Deadline: October 25, 2022

Apply here: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=343230

Read the USDA Press Release
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Three Sisters Garden

West Sacremento, California

Three Sisters Garden regular volunteer work days are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8am-12pm at our 4 farms, with locations varying each day. With occasional work days on Saturday mornings. Tasks typically include seeding, weeding, transplanting, composting, harvesting, turning beds, and occasionally special events. 


317 5th St, West Sacramento Ca 95605

317 4th St, West Sacramento Ca 95605

700 Cummins Way, West Sacramento Ca 95605

485 Regatta Lane, West Sacramento Ca 95605  

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