All donations during the month of April will go directly towards AUA’s COVID-19 Farmer Support Grant

COVID-19 URBAN AGRICULTURE RESOURCES

Send recommendations to info@auachicago.org

Funding Opportunities/Information

Please note: New listings can often be found on AUA’s listserv before they are posted here.

Edna Lewis Foundation 

United States Agriculture Department 

IL/Chicago Farmers Market Information

Please note: New listings can often be found on AUA’s listserv before they are posted here.

Chicago Farmers Market Collective

Urban Growers Collective

Illinois Farmers Market Association

Buy Fresh Buy Local Illinois

Chicago and Illinois Covid19 Information

Please note: New listings can often be found on AUA’s listserv before they are posted here.

IL Extension

Windy City Harvest Incubator

Adapted by Chicago IL COVID-19 Food Systems Rapid Response Group

Chicago and Illinois Community Garden Information

Please note: New listings can often be found on AUA’s listserv before they are posted here.

Chicago Community Gardeners Association 

Chicago Community Gardeners Association

Chicago Community Gardeners Association

General Guidelines for Farmers and Growers

Please note: New listings can often be found on AUA’s listserv before they are posted here.

Growing Farmers

Agricultural Justice Project

Maryland Farmers Market Association

General Information

Spreadsheet Provided by Soul Fire Farm

Spreadsheet Provided by Heal Food Alliance

Cornell Small Farms Program addressing Covid-19

Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development

U.S. Small Business Association

Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas

U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives

National Center for Farmworker Health

Food Systems Leadership Group

Online Collaborative Marketing Platforms

If farmers are looking to combine forces with other growers in their local network and organize group ordering/CSA/food hub coordination to serve their local/regional community and consumers, you may want to review the following food aggregation and delivery software.

Online “Perishable Shipping” Program