5th annual perennial farm gathering
The 5th annual perennial farm gathering is coming up! Farmers, scientists, and people with a general interest in perennial crops and pastured livestock will all find it valuable to learn what other farmers are doing, what’s working well, and what needs more work. This year, the Savannah Institute is teaming up with the Green Lands Blue […]
open gate field day: ortensi farm ny
Open Gate: Ortensi Farm Day November 11, 2017 Ortensi Farm in Richfield Springs, NY Tickets $25, includes lunch! Ortensi Farm Day is part of HMI's Open Gate Learning Series. Open Gates are peer-to-peer action-based learning days with short presentations and small group exercises geared for participants to share discoveries and management techniques with guidance from experienced […]
business planning workshop for future farm leaders: jumpstarting the next generation
screening of 'the native and the refugee' in new lebanon ny tomorrow
Abode Farm are holding a screening of Native and the Refugee, a film directed and produced by friends of the farm, tomorrow, October 24th. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers Matt Peterson and Malek Rasamny and will take place in the Family Room in Fatah Hall at the Abode of the Message. […]
event: see winona la duke speak about language, the living world, and the commons
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHNlel72eQc?ecver=1&w=640&h=360] The theme of the upcoming 37th annual E.F. Schumacher Lectures, taking place on November 4th, is "Choosing the Path that is Green", a reference to the prophecy of the Anishinaabe peoples. Winona LaDuke, who is a member of the Anishinaabe is this years keynote speaker. La Duke is an activist, community economist and […]
amazing free land access workshop in NH - october 23rd
cider day celebrations in somerville - october 19th
South Street Farm is glorious in the height of fall, and to make it even better, this coming Thursday, October 19th, they are throwing a Cider Day Party! Whether you've been to the farm many times or have no idea where it is, you are more than welcome and they would love to celebrate the […]
7th annual soil & nutrition conference takes place from nov 28-30th in southbridge ma
The 7th annual soil and nutrition conference organisers are committed to raising the quality of nutrition in food, beyond organics. Dan Kittredge, this year's keynote speaker and founder of the Bionutrient Food Association has taught 2,500 farmers, in 27 states in the last 6 years how to grow food with high Brix levels. On the […]
check out this amazing workshop on managing cattle, soil health, and local food economies in colorado.
This workshop takes place on October 18th - 19th at Adams State University. It is led by Dr. Allen Williams, a champion of the grass-fed beef industry as well as cutting edge grazing methodology. Dr. Williams helps restore natural soil water retention and reduce runoff, increase land productivity, enhance plant and wildlife biodiversity, and produce […]
upcoming: heritage livestock conference
The Livestock Conservancy are holding their annual conference in Williamsburg VA from November 9th-12th 2017. The Livestock Conservancy, is a national nonprofit which plays an important role in educating the public about heritage livestock breeds on both a national and international scale. Speakers include Deborah Niemann-Boehle, a heritage breed farmer and author of three books on […]
hear severine speak @ mount grace's 31st annual meeting - october 14th
cool free upcoming restorative agriculture field days in the midwest!
The Savanna Institute is running two free restorative agriculture field days in Wisconsin this month and next. Everybody is welcome and attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about agroforestry first-hand from farmers and researchers who work with perennial crop and livestock enterprises. The first of the two is on September 8th and the […]
carbon farming workshop: sequestering carbon for climate change mitigation
Believe it or not, there is some good news about climate change; agriculture, if done correctly can play a powerful role in removing carbon from the atmosphere where it is wreaking havoc. This can be done by taking carbon from the atmosphere and putting it into the soil where it has the power to increase […]
growing american ginseng in new york
Join Ginseng Expert Bob Beyfuss on Wednesday September 13th from 5-8 PM for a classroom presentation designed to teach beginner how to get started growing their own American ginseng on forested land. The presentation will be followed by woods walk where you will see for yourself how to assess the suitability of a forested site […]
last chance to register for cornell rotational grazing skills course this weekend!
This weekend, Friday August 25th - Saturday August 26th CCEE Livestock Educator Jason Detzel is running a 2 day hands on clinic on rotational grazing. Over the course of the weekend you will learn the practical skills necessary for implementing a rotational grazing system on your farm to improve the overall health and efficiency of […]
upcoming draft animal-power field days
The Draft Animal-Power Network are running 3 days of events at the Cornish Fairgrounds NH from September 29th - October 1st. The Draft Animal-Power Network aims to advance the use of draft animals, to promote sustainable land stewardship and to build vibrant communities through year-round educational and networking opportunities that highlight the ongoing efforts of […]
the 12th annual blackfly ball is this weekend!
The 12th annual all-ages dress-up Blackfly Ball is taking place this weekend, August 19th, in Machias, Maine. The Ball has been taking place every year since 2005 to celebrate the restoration and reopening of the Machias Valley Grange Hall and as a testimony to the 100+ years that the building has served as a community center to […]
wright-locke farm's speaker series july 19th 2017 - molly anderson
As part of their 2017 speaker series, Wright-Locke Farm are hosting their second monthly speaker, Molly Anderson, on July 19th. Molly is a professor of food studies at Middlebury College, a member of the Network Design Team of Food Solutions in New England and is co-author of A New England Food Vision 2060: Healthy Food […]
save the date for the 23rd annual dairy sheep symposium in quebec
The 23rd Annual Dairy Sheep Symposium is taking place from Nov 30th - Dec 2nd this year at the Estrimont Suites and Spas, Orford (near Sherbrooke), Quebec. The title of this year's symposium is “Profitability in Dairy Sheep Production”, and it will focus on genetics and nutrition of dairy sheep flocks. Each year the Dairy Sheep Association of […]
workshop: regenerative agroforestry in hawaii.
Hawaii based Agroforestry Net and FARM Centre are teaming up to offer the Aloha Syntropica-Regenerative Agroforestry Workshop series in Hawi, North Kohala, Hawaii from August 20th to 31st, 2017. The workshops are designed to immerse farmers in regenerative agroforestry and will include personal training in the theory and practice of planning, planting and managing diverse […]
The Food Project is supporting and inspiring young people to make a change in their communities.
Join The Food Project from August 3 to 5, 2017 to learn, grow, and connect with your peers from across the country and the world. The three day summer institute is packed with activities, workshops and engaging and passionate conversation that will teach you about their youth development and sustainable agriculture models, food justice initiatives and the […]
hudson valley school plants seeds of herbalism with upgraded training program
Hudson Valley residents! Take this sweet 5-month foundational program in herbal medicine.
evolution of organic hits theaters this month!
The world premier of the Evolution of Organic (see our previous post on this film here and here) is finally upon us! You can catch the event at the opening Night of Green Film Fest 2017 on April 20 at the Castro Theatre. Schedule as follows: 6:00pm :: Opening Night Reception with Mark Kitchell and Festival filmmakers 7:30pm :: Evolution of Organic (Mark […]
talk on the commons, april 23, great barrington
Woof. This talk should be right up any Greenhorns's alley.
calling all artists: ecofarm needs your work!
Your artwork could help promote the next EcoFarm Conference in Pacific Grove, CA!
A step-by-step video series on seed saving for 32 vegetable crops.
the farmers aren't alright
A discussion between farmers on mental health and the challenges of being well while you work.
severine in ireland
A chance to see greenhorns founder talk farming in Ballymaloe.
graziers wanted in NY
Dairy farmer apprenticeship training program opportunities in NY state.
"agriculture has been one of the greatest blessings and curses to civilization"
Mark Shepard, restoration agriculture guru, is teaching a workshop in Stephentown, NY.
sf bay area: celebrate black farmers with a night of films
Celebrate the history of black farmers in the US and abroad with a night of films in Oakland, CA.
full scholarships for mediation training in the nys agricultural mediation program
The NYS Agricultural Mediation Program is offering scholarships for mediation training to folks rooted in rural agrarian communities.
sharpen your pencils: essay contest for a dream farm
Too good to be true? Architect is giving away a certified organic farm in a Wendell Berry inspired essay contest!
mountain west seed summit, santa fe, nm, march 3-4
Mountain West Seed Summit "Honoring Origins and Seeding the Future" March 3 – 4, 2017 Santa Fe, New Mexico – Hotel Santa Fe Join Seed Stewards from the Mountain West and beyond for three days of seed knowledge and networking in beautiful Santa Fe. The Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance, in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union […]
ballymoe litfest, ireland, may 19-21
Festival of food and drink takes place in Ballymoe, Ireland this coming May.
living art in Pennsylvania
trans-historical residency and artist collective is looking for folks to join them this year.
evolution of organic premiers at ecofarm conference, jan. 27
See a special sneak-preview of this inspiring new documentary at the EcoFarm Conference on January 27. Spoiler: Sev and the Greenhorns make a cameo.
spirited music! legendary gawker family band at mettabee farm in hillsdale, jan. 27
Looking for a way to keep moral up and marching after yesterday's historic marches? Hudson Valley folks will have a great opportunity next weekend. Friday, January 27, 2017, from 7:00pm 9:00pm the Gawler Family Band will be playing raucous joyous Americana and folk from around the world. Find them at Mettabee Farm and Arts Center in Hillsdale New York. Information can […]
vintage grange pin
Spotted this weekend at the NOFA Mass Winter Conference! Thanks to conference presenter Martin Dagoberto of MA Right to Know and MA Pollen Action for coming over to share this sweet swag with us!
talking about transitions
Inspiring and thoughtful video lectures from the second 'Our Land' symposium in Sante Fe and Albuquerque.