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Financing Farming in the U.S.: Nine Case Studies of Community Development Financial Institution Lending in the Farm Production Sector

In June 2011, Financing Farming in the U.S. network members Susan Cocciarelli, with CRFS, and Patty Cantrell, of Regional Food Solutions, Inc., interviewed lenders from community development financial institutions and other organizations with experience in the small and midscale farm sector. This report details those interviews, which addressed a range of considerations involved in entering and participating in the sector as a lender, along with analysis of select loans, both successful and unsuccessful.

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Susan Cocciarelli, Patty Cantrell
East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems
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Publication Date
September 01, 2013
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Reports and Guides
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