Resources for Farmers

General COVID-19 Resources for Agriculture 

What “shelter in place” means for farming (scroll down to the “Food and Agriculture” section)

COVID Produce Industry Update 

Recursos COVID-19 en Espanol 

COVID-19 Prevention in Agriculture and Related Industries 

Prevención del coronavirus (COVID-19) en la agricultura y otras industrias similares 

Food Processing-Warehouse Fact Sheet

Hoja informativa sobre el coronavirus (COVID-19) para almacenes que procesan comida

USDA’s Farms to Families Food Box Program

Business & Financial Resources for Agriculture

Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County COVID-19 Resources for Business, Employees 

Farm Credit Administration to work with borrowers affected by COVID-19

Employment Security Department 

SBA Disaster Loans 

American Farmland Trust Relief Fund

Food Animal Concerns Trust Emergency Mini-Grants 

Washington Governors page – COVID impacts to businesses

Ag related proposed programs and policies

USDA CFAP Program to provide some direct cash relief to farmers and purchase food boxes for direct donations to food banks. House Ag CFAP

Farmers Feeding Families Act

HEROES Act summary and one-page overview

Other Resources and General Information

Skagit County Food Banks 

Farm Aid

Washington Young Farmers Coalition

Farmers’ Legal Action Group

AgriSafe Network Podcast 

National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc.

Skagit County Department of Health 

 

Shop Skagit Farms

Here are some resources for finding Skagit farms that sell directly to consumers, CSA, and local businesses that use and/or sell local products from Skagit farmers. 

Sustainable Connections Food Atlas 

Puget Sound Food Hub 

Explore Skagit Valley Farmers Markets, Farm Stands, and U-Picks

Slow Food Skagit Farm Stands

Local Harvest

WSU Extension Skagit Food Map