Resources

Reimagining Hunger Responses in Times of Crisis

Learn more about findings and recommendations from a survey which illuminates the challenges of food security in Indian Country during COVID-19 and the Tribally-driven solutions needed to address those challenges head on.

Quarterly Agriculture Webinar

Join the Native American Agriculture Fund as we dive into different sectors of the agriculture marketplace.

Utilizing SPINS market research, the team at NAAF will provide market data for free with each report equaling a $500 value. This report focuses on coffee trends and the pet food marketplace.

Building Native Agriculture

Webinar Series

This webinar series “Sowing the Seeds of Growth through Capacity Building” focuses on how foodways, cultures, and needs tie into the different building blocks for Indigenous agriculture systems. This series, hosted by the Native American Agriculture Fund, supports Tribes and Tribal organizations as they work to build their own robust economies in agriculture. Watch our video series on YouTube.

Watch Past Webinars

Building Native Agriculture

Standing Up Infrastructure

Are you interested in building or enhancing infrastructure in your tribal community? Learn more from this episode of Building Native Agriculture.

Funding Opportunities and Writing a Grant

There are several funding opportunities available for your agriculture operation. Learn more about how to find, schedule, and write grant proposals.

Strategic Planning and Feasability

In this episode learn how foodways, cultures, and needs tie into business plans – the foundation for Indigenous agriculture systems.

Labor and Training Opportunities

Are you wanting to know more about how to find labor and support for your agriculture operation?  Watch this episode to learn more about training and data resources, and training development and funding availability.

Hazard Analysis Critical control point (Haccp) and food safety plans

Do you have questions on how to develop a food safety plan for your processing plant? Learn more from our guest speaker on the seven principles of HACCP and additional resources Native producers have available to them.

Using Tribal product in retail and Vertical Integration

 

Have you been considering what it takes to put Tribal produced products on the market? Learn more about the different skills you need to build your distribution processes.

How tribal Foods tie into feeding programs

Do you want Native foods to be a part of federal feeding programs? Learn how to support Native communities in this episode of Building Native Agriculture.

Agriculture policy

Are you wanting more Native led initiatives in policies governing agriculture? Learn more about agriculture policy and the efforts going into the 2023 Farm Bill.

NAAF Publications

A Vision For Native Food and Agriculture Infrastructure Rebuilding and Recovery

Advocating for the Federally-Recognized Extension Program (FRTEP)