Agriculture-sector specific lenders are more likely to understand nuances of farm business practices. Read more to learn about five lenders offering loans to finance land and equipment purchases.

Harvest Capital – A Northwest agricultural real estate lender that can help finance the purchase of agricultural properties, farms, ranches, buildings and improvements, and consolidate existing debt.

Pinnacle Business Financing — Loans for new and used farm equipment.

Whole Foods Local Producer Loan Program — Whole Foods Market offers loans between $1,000 and $100,000 for small, local, independent producers to help them expand their businesses.

Equity Trust makes loans up to $150,000 that: assist in the permanent protection of land and/or buildings for agriculture; support the economic vitality of CSA farms; directly or indirectly enable land reform and promote alternative ownership models.

Steward is a mission-driven lender partnering with regenerative farms and agriculture businesses to transform local food systems.

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