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Business Finance fact sheets

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Vested for Growth investments

Frequently asked questions about our business financing.

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Starting your own business

Your accountant is a key member of your advisory team. Here's some help with how to find one.

Business peer groups
Peer groups are one of the training options we consider for our business borrowers.

Farm and food

Become a prepared borrower (pdf)
Questions a lender may ask you when considering your business loan application. This tool was created by the New Hampshire Ag Financiers.

Farm to health care
Questionnaire for food producers interested in marketing to the health care sector.

Farm to Institution New England
Six-state collaboration working to strengthen our regional food system by increasing the demand and use of New England food by New England institutions such as schools, government, corporations, hospitals and colleges.

Food Solutions New England
Regional food systems learning-action network dedicated to advancing a sustainable New England food system.

Health Care Without Harm
Working to implement ecologically sound and healthy alternatives to health care practices that pollute the environment and contribute to disease.

New England Food Entrepreneurs
University, state, and federal information and resources for small food businesses.

NH Ag Financiers
A working group to foster collaboration and learning among traditional and non-traditional lenders to bolster the success of agricultural businesses. The group has collaborated on educational tools and programs to help businesses prepare and position themselves to access the right kind of capital. Ongoing participants include the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, Farm Credit East, Yankee Farm Credit, Farm Service Agency, TD Bank, CO Bank, Land for Good, NH Dept. of Agriculture, Small Business Administration, UNH Cooperative Extension, and USDA Rural Development.

NH Cooperative Extension
Information and resources from the University of New hampshire

NH Department of Agriculture
Promoting agriculture in the public interest and serving farmers and consumers in the marketplace.

NH Farm to Restaurant Connection
Linking New Hampshire farms and food businesses with New Hampshire restaurants.

NH Farm to School
Working to connect NH farms and schools.

Northeast Organic Farming Assn. of NH (NOFA-NH)
Promoting regenerative, ecologically sound gardening, farming and land care practices for healthy communities and helping people build local, sustainable, healthy food systems.