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Routes to Farm Summit in Illinois

Routes to Farm Summit Emerging Challenges for Direct-Market Farmers Dates: Wednesday, January 18th – Thursday, January 19th, 2017 Location: Starved Rock Lodge & [...]
  • free online beginning farmers conference
    More than 1,000 Attend NFU Beginning Farmer and Rancher Online Conference This week, National Farmers Union (NFU) brought together more than 1,000 beginning farmers and ranchers for the first online-only conference focused exclusively on education for the next generation of agriculture. From December 5-8, attendees virtually joined educational sessions focused on beginning farmer and rancher issues, including: mentorship, business planning, USDA programs, women and veterans in farming, [...]
  • growing food, building community
    Growing Food, Building Community AMI Fellowship Program: 2017 Applications Available Allegheny Mountain Institute (AMI) is seeking inspiring individuals to participate in the sixth cohort of our AMI Fellowship program. The 18-month Fellowship prepares and empowers individuals to become teachers and ambassadors for a more vibrant and accessible local food system. The Fellowship is a program of AMI, an educational non-profit organization with the mission to cultivate healthy communities through [...]
  • Business training for urban farmers and food processors
    Business Training for Urban Farmers and Food Processors: Deepening Roots, Growing Success 2017 – Attention Urban Farmers & Food Processors! The Carrot Project is excited to announce Deepening Roots, Growing Success, a business training program for start-up urban farmers and food processors! This training is for you if you are interested in starting or are already operating an urban farm or locally-sourced food processing business. While we will focus on the local Boston scene in [...]
  • CSP Signup
    The latest news from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) including New NSAC Policy Director, CSP Signup, Value Added Grant, Helping Farmers Adapt to Climate Change, and FSMA Implementation.   NSAC NEWS Release: Senior Policy Staff Member to Take Helm as Policy Director for NSAC The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) today announced the appointment of Greg Fogel as the Coalition’s next Policy Director, effective January 3, 2017. Together with Jeremy Emmi, [...]
  • crop planning for vegetable growers
    Free December 14 Webinar: Crop Planning for Vegetable Growers Scaling up to meet the demands of wholesale or institutional markets requires careful planning and recordkeeping. NCAT Agriculture Specialist Luke Freeman will present a webinar on Dec. 14 to introduce strategies for crop planning. The free webinar will begin at 11 a.m. CST and will last one hour. The crop planning for vegetable growers webinar will help growers understand how to plan crops to fulfill production goals and wholesale [...]
  • farm management
    Cultiva Farm Management Internship – Full Season 2017, March 1 – October 31 in Boulder, Colorado          Growing Gardens’ mission is to enrich the lives of our community through sustainable urban agriculture. We envision people experiencing a direct and deep connection with plants, the land and each other. Growing Gardens unites the Boulder County community through urban agriculture projects, such as: The Cultiva Youth Project (Ages 12 – 19), The Children’s Peace Garden [...]