Spice up your booth with outreach materials! Click here to review assets explicitly designed for your business.
Grant and funding opportunities are available for those working in agriculture to expand their business. Have a funding opportunity/resource for farmers that you’d like to see added to the list? Email us!
This Alaska-based grant writing class has free and paid resources/ training available.
Farm-based Education Field Guides
Looking to set up drip irrigation or drive a tractor-mounted seeder? AFMA has field guides covering the basics, from drip irrigation to stringing peppers for hoop house production.
Finance & Loans
On the lookout for a loan? AFMA offers loans and shares available agricultural loans with our members.
- Fearless Farm Finances Online Course – Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Services
- Alaska Small Business Assistance Center
- Alaska Small Business Development Center
- State of Alaska loan programs
Insurance & Liability
Having the right insurance for your food business can keep you and your customers safe. Learn about general liability insurance, commercial property insurance and discover what kind is right for you.
Discover what kind of permit you need to sell your product in Alaska.
- Fact Sheet: Farmers Markets, Do You Need Permit (Cottage Food, Meats, Poultry, Fruits/Veggies, Eggs)
- Alaska DEC Cottage Food Regulations
- Temporary Food Service Information (Market Food Booths)
Organizations & Coalitions
Learn about other groups in Alaska focused on agriculture and food security.
National Young Farmers Coalition
AFMA and NYFC are working closely to form the “Beginning and Young Alaskan Farmer Chapter.” This chapter strives to support Alaska’s beginning and young farmers. Stay tuned for more information.
The Alaska Grown Program is designed to increase consumer awareness of Alaska’s agricultural products.
Alaska Division of Agriculture
The Alaska Division of Agriculture promotes and encourages the state’s agricultural industry development.
The Alaska Farm Bureau’s mission is to improve the economic well-being and expansion of agriculture and to enrich the quality of life for all Alaskans.
Alaska Farmland Trust is a statewide effort to protect Alaska’s farmlands for future generations.
AFPC’s goal is to create a healthier, more secure, and more self-reliant Alaska by improving our food system.
Food Bank of Alaska is proud to sponsor the Alaska Food Coalition (AFC), a dynamic group of anti-hunger advocates from all corners of the state. More than 120 non-profit, faith-based and state agencies work together to support policies and programs focused on alleviating hunger, building healthy communities, and promoting access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food. Farmers markets are a partner in these efforts.
Buy Alaska connects consumers to Alaska businesses and helps grow Alaska’s economy.
Farmers Market Coalition works with farmers market operations to strengthen farmers markets across the country.
Food Bank of Alaska’s vision is a hungry-free Alaska. AFMA is proud to work closely with this organization.