The Four Corners Farmer Rancher Coalition is using this page to gather useful information and links to resources about the COVID-19 pandemic that we hope are useful to local farmers and ranchers.
Links to Resources & Support
Colorado Farm & Food Systems Respond & Rebuild Fund
Applications due May 5, 2020
A group or organizations that have come together in response to COVID-19 to provide capital to support producers serving non-commodity markets, with a focus on the specific needs of small land mid-size growers, beginning farmers and ranchers, veteran farmers, farmers of color, and female farmers. Types of support are in funds available as grants up to $5,000 for individual producers and $25,000 for intermediaries (associations of producers, markets, etc.) who support at least five individual producers. Go to https://cofoodsystems.org/covid-19-response-fund to learn more or to apply.
State of Colorado Resources
Colorado Department of Labor: Help for workers – Unemployment Benefits
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade: COVID-19 Economic Recovery Support for Small Businesses, Independent Contractors, and Non-profits
Weekly webinars partnered with Small Business Development Center updates and resources about COVID-19 can be found HERE for your region. Webinars are recorded and archived.
Local COVID-19 Information and Resources
Montezuma County COVID-19 Information and Resources
La Plata County COVID-19 Information
Dolores County Public Health Department
San Miguel County COVID-19 Information
San Juan, CO County Local COVID-19 Updates
San Juan County
Southwest Producers Directory
Help a Fellow Farmer & Rancher with COVID-19