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  • farmer starter
    Farmer Starter: We Grow Farmers! Farmer Starter is an immersive farmer training program on a 10 acre working, certified organic, diversified vegetable farm outside of Austin TX designed to provide aspiring farmers with the essential the skills and experience needed to manage a sustainable farming business. Through a blend of in-field training and formal classroom education, the 18-week program trains students in: Organic and sustainable growing methods Soil and fertility management Organic pest [...]
  • The Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner
    The Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner 2017 As we all know, American Farmers aren’t always well compensated for their work. For a number of reasons – political, social, and environmental, the full cost of farming is not borne out in the market price for food. Continuing that great tradition, we bring you the cost of a 2017 Thanksgiving dinner (see below) – down this year. The simple reason is low grain prices causing the cost of Turkey to plunge. The more complex reason is a Farm [...]
  • community gardening program
    COMMUNITY GARDENING PROGRAM JOB – Capital Roots in the Capital Region of New York State has an opening for a seasonal position in their Community Gardening Program for 2018.  About Capital Roots Capital Roots is striving to create a more vibrant and equitable food system in New York’s Capital Region. We work to reduce the impact of poor nutrition on public health in New York’s Capital Region by organizing community gardens, providing healthy food access, offering [...]
  • Beginning and Socially Disadvantaged Farmers
    The latest news from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, featuring a host of Farm Bill news including Farm Bill fly-ins, Beginning and Socially Disadvantaged farmers, and Conservation Reform. FARM BILL NEWS    Farmers Answer the “Call to Farms”   Last week, farmers from across the nation descended upon Washington, DC for NSAC’s first 2018 Farm Bill “fly-in”. NSAC’s farmer fly-ins provide farmers and farm/food advocates with the opportunity to speak [...]
  • Rodale Institute Internships
    Rodale Institute Internships – 2018 Rodale Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research and outreach. For seventy years, the Institute has been researching the best practices of organic agriculture and sharing findings with farmers and scientists throughout the world, advocating for policies that support farmers, and educating consumers about how going organic is the healthiest option for people and the planet. Rodale Institute Internships: [...]
  • way of life farm
    A Way of Life Farm is seeking apprentices for the 2018 season Apprenticeship Description 2018 Get your hands (and everything else) dirty while learning to grow really good food!  A Way of Life Farm is accepting Apprenticeship applications for the 2018 season.   A Way of Life Farm has the goal of fostering healthy people, healthy economy, and healthy ecology through food production. With a crew of two farmers, four apprentices, two children, and extended family, we grow Certified [...]