The San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit is back in 2016! This year it will take place in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island on Friday and Saturday, February 12-13th. Join fellow farmers, regional experts, local food and farm advocates for three days of education, inspiration, and camaraderie. Registration is now open! Sign up before February […]
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Hi agrarians! Severine is coming to keynote The San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit on the San Juan Islands in early February! Come hang out, get your almanac signed, meet Kasey and Sev and talk about popcorn, sail freight, and the coming insurrection! To learn more and register click here! See you there!
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TqjN-7jZyE] Farmshare Austin, is a nonprofit dedicated to providing communities with healthy food by teaching the next generation of organic farmers. "Using a blend of hands-on in-field training and formal classroom education, students will gain practical knowledge and experience in organic and sustainable growing methods, as well as learning the business and financial planning […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
[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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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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, […]
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? […]
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."
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
(Unity, Maine) - On September 25, 26 & 27 2015, the Common Ground Country Fair will take place once again at the home of the Maine […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]