Farmer FAQ

What identity verification documents do I need?

To ensure the secure raising of funds on the Steward platform, businesses will be required to verify their identity with Steward's payment facilitator. When prompted, the below documents can be used…

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Updated 2 months ago by Steward Team

What do I need to qualify for Steward funding?

In order to be elligible for Steward funding, your project must use sustainable farming practices. Additionally, Steward prioritizes farm businesses with at least $10,000 in annual revenue or applica…

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Updated 1 year ago by Steward Team

How does Steward assess animal welfare in farming projects?

When assessing farm projects that involve livestock, we ensure that the best practices for animal welfare are being used in a given production system. As we support regenerative agriculture, that aim…

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Updated 1 year ago by Steward Team

How does Steward define sustainable and regenerative agriculture?

The short answer. All projects that Steward helps fund must follow “sustainable farming practices”. But what does that actually mean? Steward supports farms that adopt agricultural practices that are…

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What kind of farms does Steward work with?

Farmers and farming businesses practicing sustainable and regenerative agriculture, and who produce or raise food, commodities, or other products of high economic importance for direct sale. Steward…

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Updated 3 weeks ago by Steward Team

Am I eligible for a Steward farm loan?

Sustainable. Your farm or agricultural business should use sustainable and environmentally regenerative farming practices. Experienced. You should have an established business and at least 3 years ex…

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