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just food? forum on land use, rights and ecology. registration open now

March 25th and 26th, 2016, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA This year's Just Food? conference will examine the relationship between people and land, primarily through agriculture and food. Conference events will explore the legal, moral, policy, health, historic and environmental aspects of our domestic and international food system, with a focus on the intersection of […]

Posted: January 6 2016
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farm classes online this winter

Winter is a great time for farmers to rest, slow down the pace, and build new skills for the coming growing season. The Cornell Small Farms Program is pleased to announce the winter roster of online courses available through its Northeast Beginning Farmer Project. These courses help farmers learn from the latest research-based education. Since […]

Posted: December 27 2015
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national goat day!

Posted: December 24 2015
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brunch and bellow- 12/13, mass

This is the first Brunch & Bellow since the last time we had one and we are very excited. So very excited that we wanted to invite you right on over here to celebrate said excitement with us. Come on by, you fun farm animal, you. Bring yourself some tunes. Bring some songs. Bring a […]

Posted: December 10 2015
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making it happen: pr0fitability and success workshop!

Making It Happen: Profitability and Success Join YFN, The Carrot Project, and New Entry Sustainable Farming Project for a full day workshop on MONDAY DEC 7th at the Anawan Grange Hall in Rehoboth MA.   AM session.. basic farm accounting and tax preparation with Carolyn Huff from Farm Credit East. Lunch provided. PM session.. Benneth […]

Posted: December 3 2015
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beginning farmers to gather in greenfield, mass

December 12, 9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Arts Block, 4 Court Square, Greenfield, MA 01301 youngfarmers.org/winter-gathering Join the Northeast New Agrarian Network—a new coalition of farm organizations with a focus on young and beginning farmers—at the First Northeast New Farmer Winter Gathering on December 12 in Greenfield, Massachusetts. The convergence will bring together farmers […]

Posted: December 3 2015
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march 25th and 26th, 2016: just food? forum on land use, rights and ecology

Does your work connect to land and food? The Harvard Just Food? Forum seeks proposals that focus on issues of land justice in the food system. We encourage proposals that highlight entrepreneurial initiatives and insights, lessons learned, successes, and opportunities to create a more just food system. We are especially seeking panels and workshops that […]

Posted: November 25 2015
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handmade makers market ojai, ca

  Ojai, California. Get your canned goods, pottery, organic body products, cards, handwoven and local plant dyed clothing, essential oil blends, local organic seeds, handmade sandals, fermented foods, goat milk soap, and so much more! Some makers will be demonstrating their crafts. Local nonprofits will have information and opportunites to donate to a good cause […]

Posted: November 24 2015
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Consumed: a new movie thriller about GMOs

[vimeo 143568165 w=500 h=209] Help change the conversation on GMO! Attend a screening of a new movie thriller about GMOs in a theater near you! Consumed is an amazing film, so let's fill every seat to make sure the world knows how Monsanto controls our food supply! "Very entertaining, relatable, suspenseful and informative and a […]

Posted: November 23 2015
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save the date!

Posted: November 22 2015
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Yes, yes. Up UP~ order this film festival for your school, grange, library or community non profit

We made this, and we're dang proud. It's a whole glorious collection of young farmer films! Now, you can order it to screen from Collective Eye Films for your nonprofit or community.

Posted: November 22 2015
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visit sev on an island this feb!

2016 SAN JUAN ISLANDS AGRICULTURAL SUMMIT! Summit Dates: February 11-13, 2016 Summit Location: Friday Harbor, San Juan Island The San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit is back in 2016!  Returning to Friday Harbor, it will take place on Friday and Saturday, February 11-13th.  Join fellow farmers, regional experts, local food and farm advocates for two days of […]

Posted: November 19 2015
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a combination of funk and angry grampa

Bay area, get ready for your ear drums to get rocked! Arann Harris and The Farm Band are described as one part dumpster fire, touch of summer camp, heap of Alt Gospel, served on a bed of bacon grease and git-down. His music is high-energy and highly entertaining. A mix of old time blues, mountain […]

Posted: November 16 2015
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northeast new farmer winter gathering: dec 12

For more information, click HERE!

Posted: November 14 2015
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hoedown hootenanny - an urban barndance benefit for PLACE, nov.14, OAKLAND, CA

14 DATE: Saturday, November 14, 2015 TIME: 7:00pm – 11:00pm COST: $10-20 FACEBOOK EVENT LAST Second Saturday HoeDown Hootenanny of the season! Featuring an eclectic mix of Gypsy, Jazz, Balkan, Blues, Americana, Acoustic, and Dark Carnival sounds for a wild evening of barn dancing! -7PM: Doors Open -7:30PM: Thee Hobo Gobbelins, "a wickedly catchy mixture of ancient pirate curses, […]

Posted: November 12 2015
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sail freight projects abound! meet the new FoodBargeHack @ It Takes a Region

We are SO HAPPY to see continued discussion of SAIL FREIGHT! As you may remember, we've been obsessed since our first sail freight project in VERMONT a few years ago, and then again in with Maine Sail Freight this past August. Like they said in the Portland Press Herald: "It's art. It's protest. It's celebration. And, who knows? […]

Posted: November 1 2015
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earthalujia! sundays nov-dec, joes at the public in NYC

Revernd Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir "are wild anti-consumerist gospel shouters and Earth loving urban activists who have worked with communities all over the world defending community, life and imagination."

Posted: November 1 2015
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1st annual northeast new farmer winter gathering

Posted: October 27 2015
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it takes a region, saratoga springs, nov. 12-14

Back in June, we posted about the upcoming NESAWG (Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group) It Takes a Region Conference. And maybe, at that moment, you thought that this year's theme of "Putting MOVE in the Movement" was so freaking great that you signed up immediately. If so, good for you! But maybe you, like me, were […]

Posted: October 25 2015
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save the date: national small farm conference

Posted: October 24 2015
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farmland leasing workshop in virginia's piedmont region

Calling all farmers and landowners! Are you a farmer looking for land to lease? What about a landowner who wants to lease your land? If this sounds like you, join Piedmont Environmental Council for one of two free workshops to learn more about leasing land, hear stories about current lease arrangements, and network with other […]

Posted: October 19 2015
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2-day biochar workshop this weekend in massachusetts!

October 17 & 18, 2015 9:00am to 4:00pm Location: Kittredge Farm, 24 Hillsville Road, North Brookfield, MA 01535 Cost: $150.00 for both days, with Financial Assistance available, and for more information on this, please contact Gary Neves, Course Administrator ([email protected]) Biochar is yet another tool in the toolbox of regenerative agriculture! In the last two […]

Posted: October 15 2015
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work song concert & workshop at mettabee farm

Calling all farm crews and musical historians! Mettabee Farm & Arts in Hillsdale, NY is hosting a two day worksong concert and workshop with Edith & Bennett. To see the event description in full click here Concert Saturday October 17th, 7:00 pm-10:00 pm  $10-$20 suggested donation Bring a tent and gather 'round the campfire to sing songs and […]

Posted: October 13 2015
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great michigan resource for new farmers

The MSU Farmer Field School is comprised of intensive one and two day hands-on workshops. They are tailored to deliver in-depth, practical information building on the decade of farmer training on-going at the MSU Student Organic Farm and the wealth of knowledge in Michigan’s farming community. Experienced farmers and premier agriculture educators from our region […]

Posted: October 5 2015
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working the land symposium, oct. 10, shelburne, vt

Next week, in conjunction with its current exhibition Eyes on the Land, the Shelburne Museum in Vermont is holding a Working the Land Symposium. From 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 10, regional scholars will present on the histories, stories, archeology, and symbolism of the working landscapes of New England. These presentations will be followed by a panel discussion […]

Posted: October 4 2015
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defending new england's family fisherpeople

The next generation of fisherpeople are facing policies that force consolidation, privatization, and corporate takeover of the ocean and rights to fish. In 2010, the New England Fisheries Management Council implemented a Catch Share policy to manage New England's fish populations. At the time, the council promised protections against Fleet Consolidation for family fisherpeople. The […]

Posted: September 29 2015
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wool symposium, nov. 7, point reyes station, california

The fourth annual Fibershed Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium November 7th, 2015 • Dance Palace, Point Reyes Station 10:00 am to 6:00 pm In addition to hands-on activities and demonstrations, there will be informative presentations on collaborations between fiber farmers and designers, as well as on carbon farming, soil carbon sampling and drought tolerant breeds. […]

Posted: September 28 2015
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taking stock, tufts U, october 2

Posted: September 27 2015
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soil and water conservation policy conference november 19 and 20 at drake university

The Drake University Agricultural Law Center, in cooperation with the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, will host a two-day, state-wide conference on soil and water conservation policy. The conference will bring together individuals and organizations working to protect Iowa’s soil and water resources to consider the role of policy and law in shaping our stewardship […]

Posted: September 21 2015
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an entire conference just for farm access geeks, october 19, new gloucester, maine

What do we at the Greenhorns love about a Farm Access conference? Oh, just give us a second to count the ways. The Farmland Access Conference will offer workshops and mentoring for farmers looking for land, landowners looking for farmers, and farmers looking to transition their land to a younger generation. And to start, we […]

Posted: September 20 2015
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the 39th annual common ground country fair sept. 25, 26 & 27

                                                          (Unity, Maine) - On September 25, 26 & 27 2015, the Common Ground Country Fair will take place once again at the home of the Maine […]

Posted: September 15 2015
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ithaca, ny: 2015 cornell sheep and goat symposium, october 2-4

Calling all sheep and goat enthusiasts! Mark your calendar to spend the weekend learning from featured speakers, veterinarians and crop experts at Cornell University. Don't be afraid to get dirty with hands-on learning opportunities, covering everything from eartagging to foot rot. The three day symposium will wrap-up with two tours at local sheep farms where you […]

Posted: September 14 2015
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butter is back!

When: November 13th-16th Where: Anaheim, California The 16th annual Wise Traditions nutrition conference, hosted by the Weston A. Price Foundation, is coming to Anaheim, California, November 13-16. Conference participants will learn why butter is a health food, and why animal fats and coconut oil should be a part of everyone’s diet. The conference will be […]

Posted: September 14 2015
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fermentation festival, oct. 17, great barrington, ma

The Berkshire Fermentation Festival on October 17th from 10-4pm at the Great Barrington Fairgrounds will offer a large assortment of cultural (har har) activities. With vendors sampling and selling their products, workshops, DIY demos, lectures, music, and book signings, and more, there should be something informative and delicious to occupy every member of your clan. The event will take place October 17 […]

Posted: September 13 2015
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bolinas, CA: fibershed is hitting the big time

Grow your jeans! Meet the farmers, ranchers and skilled artisans who grow our clothes from the soil to our skin on Saturday, October 3rd at the Mann Family Farm in Bolinas, CA. Celebrate the creation of locally grown and sewn denim jeans while enjoying the tastes and terroir experience of our land's foods and wines, […]

Posted: September 13 2015
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ny: ginseng planting workshop

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015 Time: 12 noon to 4 PM Location: Philmont Public Library Cultural Center (rear entrance off the parking lot) 101 Main Street (State Route 217) Philmont NY 12565 (Columbia Cty.) You may be able to wild-cultivate American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) on your property, given shade and specific conditions. Learn how to assess your property’s […]

Posted: September 8 2015
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northern new york: using birdsfoot trefoil for parasite control pasture walk!

Northern New York. Two Pasture Walks in September will provide small livestock producers with a research update on whether grazing heavy stands of birdsfoot trefoil, a forage crop high in condensed tannins, can help reduce often fatal worm loads in sheep and goats in Northern New York. The research funded by the farmer-driven Northern New […]

Posted: September 7 2015
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pig roast for great cause, great barrington, ma, sept. 13

Pork // Poultry// Fixings// Auction Music By Luck Five 205 North Plain Road Great Barrington, MA Sean and Tess Stanton are fixing up a supper to benefit the Stanton House at North Plain Farm, their family farm and community for people with special needs. With their brother Jeremy and his Fire Roasted crew, they'll be spitting […]

Posted: September 6 2015
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meet us at boston public market

We are there, Every day ( Weds-Sunday) from 8am to 8pm. Selling the Maine Products.

Posted: September 2 2015
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trade, commons, seedstock and revolutionary politics

WEDNESDAY September 2nd.  6pm- 8.30 pm Boylston Hall 105 in Harvard Yard. FREE and OPEN to the public We hope you can join for this event presented by Greenhorns' Maine Sail Freight  in collaboration with "Food Better" at Harvard University. Join Brian Donahue, Marguerita Desy and John Forti for an evening panel and facilitated public […]

Posted: September 1 2015
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