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Market Garden Manager Job in Hawaii

The Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture (HIP Agriculture) is a conscious movement of inspired individuals living a model of sustainability through direct engagement with [...]
  • regenerative ranching and farming
    Regenerative Ranching and Farming Apprenticeships in New Mexico, Colorado, Montana, and California - 2018 Offered through The Quivira Coalition’s New Agrarian Program on partner ranches and farms in New Mexico, Colorado, Montana, and California. The Quivira Coalition’s New Agrarian Program (NAP) partners with skilled ranchers and farmers to offer apprenticeships in regenerative agriculture. Together, we create opportunities for full-immersion learning from expert practitioners. This program [...]
  • Sweetland Farm
    Farm Description             Sweetland Farm is a diversified family farm in Norwich, Vermont. Started in 2012 on conserved prime agricultural soils on the banks of the Ompompanoosuc River, Sweetland currently crops 8+ acres of sustainably grown vegetables, which supply a 150-member CSA, several restaurant accounts, and a weekly farmers’ market. The rest of the 200 acres of farmland consists of actively managed hay fields, pastures for livestock, a young orchard, perennial fruit and [...]
  • local food opportunities
    The latest news from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) featuring Local Food Opportunities, Local Food and the Farm Bill, and Land Tenure Provision LOCAL FOOD NEWS   Harvesting Local Food Opportunities In fact, in the past two weeks, USDA awarded approximately $40 million in grants to support the development of local and regional food economies and community based solutions to food insecurity. Of the $40 million, $28 million was awarded through the Farmers Market and Local [...]
  • black farmers and urban gardeners
    For the first time, Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners (BUGS) will hold its annual gathering in the Southern US, as Atlanta will be the host city for the 2017 national conference, November 10-12. Over five hundred attendees from across the country will arrive in Atlanta to network, share ideas and harness the power of black urban and rural farmers. "Rooted and Rising: Black Southern Legacies of Resistance and Resilience", the 7th annual BUGS Conference, is a homecoming for US-based black [...]
  • finding farmland
    The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) is excited to present Finding Farmland, a financial education tool for farmers buying land. No matter where you are in your land access journey, Finding Farmland has something useful for you. In the throes of a land search? Use the Land Affordability Calculator to compare financing costs for two different farm properties, or to compare different financing scenarios for a single property. Dreaming of owning a farm, but not yet planning? Read [...]
  • Land Access and Farm Succession
    Upcoming Land Access and Farm Succession Webinars from Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS)   Webinar - Land Access for Seekers Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM   This free webinar will address your land access basics and land access goals, tenure options, lease basics, your search strategy, and how to build a team of resources and advisors. Registration is required to access the webinar.   During Land Access for Seekers Kathy Ruhf, with Land for Good, will address [...]