Farmer Emergency Fund

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The Farmer Emergency Fund is a grant-making arm of Texas Farmers’ Market created in order to support farmers, ranchers and all producer vendors during times of medical, environmental or other crisis.

Any current Texas Farmers’ Market Association member is eligible to apply. Grants range in size based on fund availability. APPLY FOR A GRANT from the TFM Farmer Emergency Fund.

Donate to the TFM Farmer Emergency Fund and support your local food system directly!

2017: Recipients:

  • Tecolote Farm
  • Pure Luck Farm & Dairy
  • Manheim Gardens
  • Provided vendor booth fee waivers for farmers without high tunnels or greenhouses to buffer crop damage due to 2017 late winter freezes.

2016: Recipients:

  • Manheim Gardens

2015 Recipients

  • EIEIO Farm
  • Austin Honey Company
  • Kubena Farms, LLC
  • Flintrock Hill Farm
  • Manheim Gardens
  • Yegua Creek Farm
  • Bernhardt’s Farm

Previous years’ recipients:

  • Greengate Farms
  • Smith & Smith Farm
  • Hairston Creek Farm