Beginning Farmer Events in New York State

Beginning Farmer Scholarships Available for NOFA Summer Conference: The application form is now live for Beginning Farmer Scholarships to the NOFA Summer Conference! The scholarships are part of a project funded by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant # 2010-49400-21847, and are available to NOFA and MOFGA members who have been farming [find out more...] Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming offers Summer Practicum: Ithaca, NY – In cooperation with the Environmental Studies Program at Tompkins Cortland Community College, Groundswell will again offer the eight-week Summer Practicum in Sustainable Farming and Local Food Systems from June 1st to July 25th, 2011. The Summer Practicum is designed for students from any discipline as well as non-students who are interested in [find out more...] Intensive Beginning Farmer Training by New England Farmers Union: New England Farmers Union has a new program available to beginning farmers in New England through New England Farmers Union. They are providing a unique opportunity for individuals who are contemplating starting a farm operation to receive valuable training through the Beginning Farmer Institute (BFI). The program is also open to those in our region [find out more...]

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