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  • carbon farming and healthy soils
    Coffee Talk Webinar on Carbon Farming and Healthy Soils "Digging Into Healthy Soils & Carbon Farming" Apr 27, 2017 1:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Sara Via, Professor of Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park, will introduce the basic principles of soil health and discuss how microbial life in the soil is essential to plant health.  She will discuss what makes healthy soil, what degrades soil health, how to know if your soil is healthy, and how to increase soil [...]
  • certified organic diversified farm
    Certified Organic Diversified Farm Internships in Montana Terrapin Farm is a certified organic diversified farm with 7 acres under cultivation. We have been farming organically, in northwest Montana’s challenging climate, for over 35 years. The season starts in March in the earth-bermed greenhouse with a bedding plant operation. There are also 3 hoop-houses, 1 high tunnel, and assorted low tunnels. Seed production with variety development is an important component of Terrapin Farm, and one of [...]
  • farm and ranch land sales
    Farm and Ranch Land Sales Increase in First Half of Fiscal Year Farmers National Company reports that farm and ranch land sales volume is up 21 percent during the first half of its fiscal year compared to last year and up 38 percent from a year earlier with an increase in both individual sales transactions and acres sold. Acres sold by the company increased 10 percent from last year and 27 percent compared to two years ago. Transaction volume has also been on the increase, up 47 percent in the [...]
  • working horses and cattle
    Summer Short Course on "Intro to Working Horses and Cattle" at Sterling College Tractors may offer an easier way to plow a field, but they guzzle fossil fuels and are hard to pat on the head. In contrast, ecologically friendly and economically viable draft animal-fueled agriculture is experiencing a surge in popularity. The School of the New American Farmstead at Sterling College is offering the course “Introduction to Teamster Skills: Working Horses and Cattle” for those interested in [...]
  • sustainable gardening instructor
    Gardener, Sustainable Gardening Instructor, and Cabin Counselor Position Available at Pennsylvania Summer Camp Camp Ballibay is seeking a gardener, sustainable gardening instructor, and Junior cabin counselor to join our Food Education program. Spend your summer in the mountains creating the edible garden of your dreams while teaching our campers the joy of planting and harvesting fresh, delicious produce. The Sustainable Gardening Instructor will interact with our Executive Chef, an expert in [...]
  • organic grant program
    Farmers Advocating For Organic Grant Program If you know of anyone seeking funding for a research, education, or advocacy project focused on organic food & farming, please share the info below. Farmers Advocating For Organic (FAFO) is an organic grant program funded entirely by voluntary contributions from Organic Valley farmers.  It’s the largest farmer-funded grant program in the U.S. and one of the few focused solely on organic. Organic Grant Program: FAFO awards grants of [...]