CADE connects producers of farm products to resources by providing professional, individualized and confidential business and marketing consulting to agricultural entrepreneurs.

For the past 25 years, CADE has been a key partner in building a vibrant local food system, in which locally owned agricultural businesses thrive and consumers are nourished by healthy sustainably produced food.

With a knowledgeable staff supplemented by consultants experienced in production, business development, marketing and distribution, CADE is a catalyst for strengthening multiple sectors of our regional food system.

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CADE is currently seeking participants for the Farm & Food Business Incubator, which provides business training and value-added product development facilities for new and developing farm and food entrepreneurs.

If you are looking to establish or expand, the Incubator provides access to invaluable services and resources through educational programming with local and national experts, access to customized support and mentoring, and for value-added producers, the ability to process without your own infrastructure.



CADE programming provides access to the tools and resources you need to establish, grow and diversify your farm.


From funding announcements to special crop requests, surveys and special news, here is where we'll be compiling opportunities just for you.


Explore workshops, training sessions and community events geared towards our farming community.