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  • 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 [...]
  • USDA Trades Away Rural Development
    USDA Trades Away Rural Development and more news from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition... USDA NEWS  USDA Trades Away Rural Development In its first reorganization in over two decades, USDA stands to lose one of its core Mission Areas – Rural Development – according to a plan released yesterday by USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. The Department’s restructuring is the result of a congressional directive included in the 2014 Farm Bill, which instructed USDA to create a new [...]
  • beginning farmer service provider webinars
    Beginning Farmer service provider webinars from the Beginning Farmer Learning Network (BFLN) start next week! Please join us next Wed May 17 at noon to hear about the new "Bridges to Opportunity" program launched by FSA. See the full schedule of beginning farmer service provider webinars below and on the Trainers Toolbox, with links to register for each free 1-hr presentation. Note that we now have sessions scheduled for each month from May - October! Please share the full schedule widely [...]
  • farm equipment operator
    Farm Equipment Operator Job in Massachusetts - 2017 Founded in 1990, Meadowbrook Farm is a wholesale and retail farm operation located in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. East Longmeadow, Massachusetts is centrally located between Boston and New York City. Meadowbrook Farm raises 300 acres of vegetables and fruit including sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, squash, cucumbers, pumpkins, strawberries and more. Meadowbrook Farm’s retail location allows local customers to buy directly from the farm. [...]