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From the beginning, Real Farmer Care's foundational program has provided each farmer recipient a $100 self care payment to support a self-care need and build a network of farmers.

Past programs:

Mindfulness-Stress Reduction Online Series - Real Farmer Care recipients can learn  

mindfulness-based stress reduction practices and be in community with other farmer recipients in this free 3-session online series with Morgan Thompson, a qualified mindfulness-based stress reduction program instructor. These 1 hour and 45 minute sessions will take place over Zoom from 7:00 to 8:45pm ET on Wednesdays February 21st, February 28th, and March 6th 2024. If you are a Real Farmer Care recipient, learn more and sign up at the RSVP form:



As Real Farmer Care continues to grow, recipients will be able to access future Real Farmer Care programs including Therapy and Body Care Stipends for farmers seeking on-going mental health and body care support not accessible under health care insurance; Farmer Care and Leadership Retreats for farmers to connect, learn, and rejuvenate; Farmer Knowledge Exchange Program to share skills and knowledge among farmers; Farm Business Micro-Grants to expand their farming goals; In-Kind Donations for farmers and 1% Sales to Farmer Self Care through strategic partnerships; and a Farmer Care Crisis & Disaster Relief Fund for aiding emergency farmer care as farmers continue to navigate the lack of good health care and unpredictable devastation and financial impacts of climate change.

Please support Real Farmer Care programs with a donation today.


Real Farmer Care is fiscally sponsored by American Farmland Trust, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.

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