After you hit submit, we will get back to you in 1-3 business days if you are conditionally approved.
Our team works with you to review & verify any required information.
We maintain a high standard of our agricultural borrowers. Regenerative & sustainable practices are a must.
Explore a suite of agriculture bookkeeping, tax, eCommerce, and marketing services to support you as you grow your business.
We find solutions that work for our borrowers, including combining lending options from other funding sources (e.g., grants or government loans).
We believe in enabling local support. Invite supporters from your community to participate in your loan from Steward.
"Steward made our loan process seamless and stress free. They equipped us truly to succeed, and I couldn't be more grateful for their help or their program. "
Equipment • Infrastructure • Land Purchase • Livestock • And More!
Unlike traditional banks or lenders, Steward is 100% focused on supporting the growth of regenerative farms, ranches, fisheries, and food systems. We offer flexible business loans tailored to your specific financial need or situation. So whether you’re looking to add a hoop house, purchase equipment, upgrade fencing, or buy farmland, we’d love to help propel your operation forward. Watch our short video to see how it works. 👇
Types of agricultural businesses—diversified fruit & vegetable farms, livestock (cattle, bison, sheep, poultry, etc.), sustainable fisheries & ocean farms (aquaculture), food system infrastructure (food hubs & processors), natural inputs & soil amendments, regenerative foods & fibers, and agritourism.
What we fund—equipment, infrastructure, land, facilities, livestock, inventory, etc..
Loan amounts—financing ranges from $10,000 to $3,000,000+
Terms—typically 48 to 72 months (sometimes longer)
Interest rates—range from 5%–9% depending on the loan purpose and business stage.
Repayments—begins 1–12 months after funds are disbursed.
Fees—Steward charges a fixed 3% origination fee.