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Farm King County

USDA Services

USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Financial Assistance for Conservation Projects

Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Includes: Organic Initiative, Energy Initiative, High Tunnel Initiative, Conservation Activity Plans.
Local Contact: NRCS Field Office, 941 Powell Ave SW, Suite 102, Renton, WA 98057
Phone (425) 277 5580

Conservation Security Program
Local Contact: NRCS Field Office, 941 Powell Ave SW, Suite 102, Renton, WA 98057
Phone (425) 277 5580

Agricultural Conservation Easement Program
Local Contact: NRCS State Office, 316 W Boone Ave # 450, Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 323-2971

Weather Flood Alert

Snow Survey Reports
Local Contact: USDA-NRCS Washington Snow Survey Office, 2021 E. College Way, Suite 214
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: (360) 428 7684, ext. 141

Clearing House

Soils Survey Data
Local Contact: Soil Survey Office: Olympia Service Center, 1835 Black Lake Blvd. SW, Suite D
Olympia, WA 98512-5607
Phone: (360) 704-7755

General Technical Resources
Local Contact: 941 Powell Ave SW, Suite 102, Renton, WA 98057
Phone: (425) 277 5580

Conservation Fact Sheets
Local Contact: 941 Powell Ave SW, Suite 102, Renton, WA 98057
Phone: (425) 277 5580

Plant Materials Center
Local Contact: 316 W. Boone Ave., Suite 450, Spokane, WA 99201-2348
Phone: (509) 323-2965

Calendar of Events/Training

News and Press Releases
Local Contact: 941 Powell Ave SW, Suite 102, Renton, WA 98057
Phone: (425) 277 5580

USDA - Farm Service Agency (FSA)

Financial Assistance for Conservation Projects:

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) and others
Local Contacts: Farmland North of I-90
528 91ST Ave NE Suite B, Lake Stevens, WA 98258
Phone: (425) 334-3131
Farmland South of I-90
1011 E Main Suite 306, Puyallup, WA 98372-6768
Phone: (253) 845 9271 ext 100

Business Financing

Farm Loan Programs
Local Contacts: Farmland North of I-90
528 91ST Ave NE Suite B, Lake Stevens, WA 98258
Phone: (425) 334-3131
Farmland South of I-90
1011 E Main Suite 306, Puyallup, WA 98372-6768
Phone: (253) 845 9271 ext 100

USDA – Rural Development Agency (RD)

Business Financing

Single Family Housing Loans
Local Contact: 1835 Black Lake Boulevard SW, Suite B
Olympia, WA 98512-5715
Phone: (360) 704-7740

Farm Labor Housing Grants and Loans
Local Contact: 1835 Black Lake Boulevard SW, Suite B
Olympia, WA 98512-5715
Phone: (360) 704-7740

Value Added Producer Grants
Local Contact: 1835 Black Lake Boulevard SW, Suite B
Olympia, WA 98512-5715
Phone: (360) 704-7740

USDA – Risk Management Agency (RMA)

Insurance

Crop Insurance
Contact: Producers must sign up with a local crop insurance agent

USDA – Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)

Marketing

Accepting Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Cards at the Farmers Markets
Area Contact: 90 Seventh St. Suite 10-100, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 415-705-1310

USDA – Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)

Marketing and Food Safety: Regulations and Production

Organic Farming Standards
Local Contact: WSDA, 1111 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA 98504
Phone: 360 902 1805

Marketing and Food Safety: Marketing and Promotion

Farmers Market Promotion Program
USDA Email
Telephone (202) 720-0933

USDA

Clearinghouse

USDA Agencies and Offices
A complete listing of all USDA Agencies