American Farmland Trusts awards $1 million to help improve farmers’ lives
American Farmland Trust is giving out $1 million in grants to help farmers.
The money will help producers in areas like improving viability, protecting farmland and adopting regenerative agriculture practices.
One farmer is using the money to improve infrastructure that was damaged by natural disasters. Another is using it to learn about crop rotation and soil health.
American Farmland Trust says it has prioritized the money to farmers who identify as black, indigenous and people of color, along with women, veterans, the disabled and the LGBTQIA community.
The company has given $3.5 million in grants since 2020.