Appropriations Priorities


The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition’s appropriations priorities are determined annually by our member organizations.  Our fiscal year (FY) 2022 1st and 2nd tier appropriations priorities include the following funding requests:

Sustainable and Organic Research

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program
NSAC FY 2022 Request = full funding $60 million

National Food Safety Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance
NSAC FY 2022 Request = $10 million

Agriculture Credit and Farm Safety Net

National Organic Certification Cost Share Program

NSAC FY 2022 Request = $12 million

Farm Service Agency Ownership and Operating Loans
NSAC FY 2022 Request = Full funding based on identified need

Conservation, Energy, and Environment

Conservation Technical Assistance
NSAC FY 2022 Request = $1.1 billion

Office or Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production
NSAC FY 2022 Request = full funding $25 million

Rural Development and Local Food

Local Agriculture Market Program: Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program and Value Added Producer Grants
NSAC FY 2022 Request = $20 million, split appropriately between FMLFPP and VAPG