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Take Root – Farmer Training for Veterans

Take Root Farmer Training for Veterans Farmer Training For Veterans! Are you a military veteran interested in learning the trade of farming? Look no further! Take Root is a [...]
  • soil conservation news
     The latest news from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition featuring - Soil Conservation News, Farmers Guide to the VAPG; and Reorganization at the USDA... SOIL CONSERVATION NEWS    Conservation Stewardship Program: Advancing Soil Health Last year, CSP underwent a program “reinvention” to make it more transparent, accessible, flexible, and farmer friendly. As part of the reinvention process certain changes were also made to further boost CSP’s efficacy at helping farmers [...]
  • 2017 Young Farmers Conference
    Livestream the 2017 Young Farmers Conference!   The 2017 Young Farmers Conference is your opportunity to engage with a gathering of beginning farmers, chefs and leaders in the food and agriculture movement to explore practical approaches and innovative ideas for changing our food system. If you're unable to join us for this year's conference, you can watch from home! Select sessions will be streamed live--and we're looking for a few dedicated fans to host watching parties! If you're [...]
  • farm practicum
    2018 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture - APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN!   Imagine your own small farm, a small cottage, fresh eggs from your chickens, growing, healthy organic vegetables and fruits...  If that sounds good to you, then maybe it's time to stop dreaming, and take action!  Make your dream a reality by enrolling in the 2018 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture. The UBC Farm Practicum can be taken as either a six-month (April - October), or as a four-month (April - [...]
  • Farm to School Act
    The latest news from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition including: Congressional News, Farm to School Act, and Grassroots Internship... CONGRESSIONAL NEWS    Welcome Back Congress: A Look Ahead Each year, Members of Congress head back to their home districts for a month-long legislative break known as “August recess”. With the holiday weekend over and September in full swing, Members are returning to the capital this week with a full schedule of big-ticket items ahead of them [...]
  • Wisconsin Orchard
    Orchard Assistant Job in Malone, WI - Fall 2017 Orchard Assistant Job: The Little Farmer, an apple orchard involved in agritourism, is looking for a year round assistant to our Orchard Manager. The Little Farmer is settled on 139 acres and its fourth generation of ownership.  Originally a dairy farm starting in 1866 it has evolved, thanks to the current owner, into a Fall Agritourism destination specializing in apple growing, homemade caramel, and school tours. The position requires the [...]
  • planting fall perennials
    Tips For Planting Fall Perennials - from Sean Dembrosky of Edible Acres As most annual crop farms think about winding down for the fall after a long season, some folks start planning for establishment of long term perennial plantings.  As the weather cools and the leaves drop, it can be a perfect time of year to consider planting fall perennials (trees, shrubs, perennial herbs, etc.) and an excellent time to propagate and expand existing plantings.  At Edible Acres, (www.edibleacres.org) a [...]