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Teaching Farm Fellowship in Alabama

Teaching Farm Fellowship at Jones Valley Teaching Farm in Alabama The Teaching Farm Fellow supports Jones Valley Teaching Farm (JVTF) staff between Summer 2017 and Summer [...]
  • organic farm crew jobs
    Organic Farm Crew Jobs on Mint Creek Farm in Illinois - 2017 Mint Creek Farm is a 230 acre, Certified Organic, grass-fed livestock farm located about 80 miles south of Chicago. We have a wide diversity of livestock including sheep, cattle, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks and seasonal turkeys.  Our meat and eggs are sold at farmers markets throughout the city and suburbs. We are seeking farm crew members to start immediately.  This is a long term, paid, full-time position with room and board [...]
  • rotating crops and turning profits
    Rotating Crops and Turning Profits Webinar on May 25, 2017 - Union of Concerned Scientists Crop rotation systems are a win-win for farmers and clean water. Join our webinar to find out more about the latest research and how the federal budget and the Farm Bill can support these solutions: Thursday, May 25, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT. Register Today for the Rotating Crops and Turning Profits Webinar President Trump's budget has put many important programs on the chopping block, but for those of us [...]
  • Agriculture Research Grants
    Sustainable Agriculture News Featuring: Rural Development, Agriculture Research Grants, Organic Agriculture Research, Crop Diversification, and More... CONGRESSIONAL NEWS  USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue Defends Elimination of Rural Development Mission Area - Last week, NSAC reported on Sonny Perdue’s plan to reorganize USDA by eliminating the Rural Development Mission Area and moving NRCS from the Natural Resources and Environment Mission Area to a newly created “Farm Production and [...]
  • Profiles in Farm Stewardship
    American Farmland Trust is excited to announce the release of their Profiles in Farm Stewardship project at stewards.farmland.org, featuring more than 60 outstanding real-world examples of environmental stewardship by California specialty crop farmers. In short, these profiles in farm stewardship contain contact information for the farmers profiled and each has agreed to be contacted by other farmers who want help/advice on implementing similar conversation practices. Profiles in Farm [...]
  • Economics of Local Food
    Free WEBINAR: Economics of Local Food: NAFSN Good Food Talk Webinar May 25 at 1:00 pm ET // 10:00am PT The North American Food Systems Network (NAFSN) is pleased to announce another webinar in the Good Food Talk Series: Topic: Economic Impacts of Local Food Systems: Measuring Outcomes (Economics of Local Food) Date: Thursday, May  25, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm Eastern Time (10:00 am Pacific Time) Economics of Local Food Webinar Panelists Rich Pirog -- Director, Center for Regional Food [...]
  • Upper Midwest CRAFT 2017 Field Days
    Upper Midwest CRAFT 2017 Field Days Schedule The Upper Midwest CRAFT 2017 field days season is off to a great start! The first three field days were well attended (and fun!) and they have at least seven more planned for the rest of the year. Field day details and updates can now be accessed online. Visit https://www.learngrowconnect.org/field for a complete list of upcoming field days and details. Click the image on the right to download a PDF schedule.   NEW! Non-Member Upper Midwest [...]