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horsepower workshop

More details are available on our website ( ). If you would like to discuss the workshop with Doc personally or have questions, please contact him by email ( [email protected] ) or phone (406-250-8252). For registration, or questions regarding lodging and on-site farm meals, please contact Gloria Decatur at (707) 983-8196 or [email protected]

Posted: September 26 2011
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CCOF webinars, coming right up.

CCOF Marketing 101 Webinar September 28, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Back by popular demand! Register NOW!* Are you new to organic production and want to get started with a CSA or farmers' market? Are you currently working in direct marketing and interested in branching out to retail or wholesale? Would you like to explore […]

Posted: September 26 2011
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farm jobs in california

Pyramid Farms is taking resumes for 3 paid farm worker positions. They are currently taking applications for a position that starts in Mid-November and runs for a year. They are also taking applications for 2 positions starting February running till early November. One of these positions is for an Assistant Farm Manager. This position requires […]

Posted: September 22 2011
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slow money gathering

October 12-14 in San Franciso, CA.  Check out their website and register! Slow Money national gatherings are quickly emerging as a significant new venue for field building, investing and social change.

Posted: September 19 2011
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california biodynamics

download the pdf Here: BDANC Fall 2011 Meeting visit the BDANC website

Posted: September 14 2011
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santa barbara screening

Tomorrrow! The Greenhorns documentary will be shown at the Santa Barbara Public Library’s Faulkner Gallery on Wednesday, August 31, 6-8 p.m. The film will be introduced by Olivia Sargeant and followed by discussion with a panel of young local farmers. and check out this article from the Santa Barbara Independent: The Greening of Agriculture New Generation of […]

Posted: August 30 2011
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santa barbara screening

Posted: August 9 2011
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such a nice idea for a project

The Ceres Community Project works to restore locally-grown, organic whole food to its place as the foundation of health for people, communities and the planet. Our integrated approach brings teens into the kitchen to learn about growing, preparing and eating healthy foods through serving as the program’s chefs. Each year, they prepare thousands of beautiful, […]

Posted: August 2 2011
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another gettle extravaganza

The National Heirloom Expo- The World's Pure Food Fair Sept.13th-15th The National Heirloom Exposition is gaining incredible interest among home growers, farmers, school groups and the general public–so much so that it is shaping up to be the “World’s Fair” of the heirloom industry! This is a not-for-profit event, and any funds generated will be […]

Posted: August 2 2011
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street food with provenance

Let's Be Frank - a hot dog shop featuring meats from local, pasture-based farms and ranches.  Find their carts and trailers around San Francisco and LA and Check out this video.

Posted: July 11 2011
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news from the living lands agrarian network

2nd Annual Living Lands Farm Tour -July 17th A celebration of Farming, Local Food & Community We only offer the event once a year! You’ll have the opportunity to tour three of our local farm sites and see first hand how Living Lands Agrarian Network is creating more local food and more local farmers in […]

Posted: June 23 2011
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intern with marin organic

Create the solutions. Become the change. All are welcome to apply. The Marin Organic School Lunch and Gleaning Program is helping to transform the school lunch choices for our kids. Six years ago, Marin Organic saw the potential in creatively connecting local farms to local schools to help our communities thrive. Now this extraordinary program […]

Posted: June 9 2011
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beekeeping with a wild heart @ Frey Vineyards

"If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man." - Albert Einstein BEEKEEPING WITH A WILD HEART PLEASE JOIN US FOR A DAY OF OBSERVATION AND EXPLORATION OF THE […]

Posted: June 6 2011
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help restore south central farm

The South Central Farm/ers: The Dream Reborn The Los Angeles Times editorial board recently announced its support for restoring the South Central Farm (see below), once a fourteen-acre miracle of family agriculture in the heart of industrial Los Angeles. What the Times isn't saying here is that the land that was the Farm is in […]

Posted: May 25 2011
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assistant farm manager, bi-rite marker

Mission: In order to better understand where are our food comes from and the work that farmers do to feed us, we operate our own Sonoma farm, Placerville orchard and San Francisco garden.  The Sonoma farm gives Bi-Rite the opportunity to educate the staff and community, by giving them a chance to get their hands […]

Posted: May 23 2011
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bicycle film festival

[youtube=] there is a festival coming right up in San Francisco! Check it out.

Posted: April 26 2011
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weed dating!

now here's a great idea... weed dating. Finally! What you've dreamed of...the details for the Weed Dating. Cost $25 Total capacity-50 participants Gay? Straight? We don't discriminate! You must RSVP and prepay to save your spot (working out the pre-payment details now...probably through our online store, which we need to get up and running...) Starts […]

Posted: April 14 2011
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make money as an urban farmer

there's a workshop coming up in Santa Rosa, CA and more to follow around the country.  We'll keep you in the loop! Make Money as an Urban Farmer! May 1st & 2nd, 2011, 8am - 6pm, Santa Rosa, California A 2-day workshop presented by the Sustainable Commercial Urban Farm Incubator (SCUFI) program and sponsored by […]

Posted: April 10 2011
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seed lending in san francisco

First Seed Lending Library Opens in San Francisco with Two Initial Locations in Potrero Branch of San Francisco Public Library and Hayes Valley Farm Next Seed Saving class is on June 4, 3:30-5:30 in the Potrero Branch Program Room, 1616 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 Seed Lending libraries are sprouting up across the state […]

Posted: April 9 2011
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usually there is a waiting list for this position

go for the gold at the mecca of school gardeners The Edible Schoolyard: Spring Garden Intern Position Description The Garden Intern refines his/her garden management skills while engaging in the day-to-day responsibilities of an educational garden. Under the direction of the Garden Manager &Teacher (GMT) and other garden teachers, the Garden Intern is mentored in […]

Posted: March 9 2011
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show up at city hall in SF - today!

Reminder - there's a public hearing happening today (Thursday, February 17!) in San Francisco about a proposed new zoning code for urban agriculture! Here's a note from Brook Budner (greenhors artist extraordinaire) of Little City Gardens, along with a poster she designed. I would love for the broader young agriculturalist community to know that this […]

Posted: February 17 2011
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the berkeley kids, in the lead

check 'em out! Berkeley co-op aims to educate about food choices by Debra Levi Holtz, The San Francisco Chronicle The brightly colored mural of farmers loading fresh fruits and vegetables onto a train illustrates the mission of the city's newest food co-op: to provide healthful alternatives to junk food while educating the UC Berkeley […]

Posted: February 9 2011
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free farm stand

The Free Farm Stand, an all-volunteer run project of the No Penny Opera  (a tax exempt organization) is about sharing the wealth of urban farms and gardens. We strive to attain the following goals: •help make locally grown, fresh and nutritious organic produce accessible to all, especially those families and individuals on low-incomes and tight […]

Posted: February 8 2011
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farmer photo show - sf, ca

Dear friends, I'm very excited to announce the opening of "A Sense of Place," a photography show dedicated exclusively to the works of beginning farmers from across the nation! The opening party and farmer mixer is this Saturday, February 5th, from 5-7 pm at the 18 Reasons gallery. Come see the works, meet new friends […]

Posted: February 3 2011
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help save urban farming in SF

here's a note from our friends at Little City Gardens. Thanks to the hard work of many people, last month the City officially announced a proposal that, if passed, will update San Francisco’s zoning regulations to explicitly permit gardening in all areas of the city and also officially allow for the sale of produce grown […]

Posted: February 1 2011
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farmer-mentor conference - this weekend!

Just a reminder, greenhorns! Farmer-Mentor Conference Feb. 4-6: Learn About the Art and Business of Having Interns or Apprentices The North American Biodynamic Apprenticeship Program, a program of the Biodynamic Association, will hold its 3rd annual Farmer-Mentor Conference Feb. 4-6 in Fair Oaks, CA. With a focus on two key issues of on-farm education - the legal […]

Posted: January 31 2011
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profitable urban farming - ca

Make Money as an Urban Farmer! A workshop presented by Sustainable Commercial Urban Farm Incubator (SCUFI) Program February 19th & 20th, 2011, 8am - 6pm, Berkeley, California Featured Trainer: Custis Stone, of Green City Acres, an urban Small Plot INtensive (SPIN) farm in Kelowna, BC Canada. Curtis will share with you how in 2010 he […]

Posted: January 20 2011
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see you at ecofarm

Greenhorns will be there! You can still register for the EcoFarm Conference - Jan. 26 -29, but not for long... Register Now! Don't miss out on the biggest ecological agriculture conference in the West - everyone will be there and now there is a chance for you to be there too. For a limited time […]

Posted: January 18 2011
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farmer-mentor conference

There's a terrific conference coming up if you're on the West Coast, or can get there. The North American Biodynamic Apprenticeship Program invites all biodynamic and organic farmers to participate in its third annual Farmer-Mentor workshop, "The Art and Business of On-Farm Mentoring," which will be held February 4th-6th at Rudolf Steiner College in Fair Oaks, […]

Posted: January 12 2011
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veggielution school garden coordinator

position available with a super cool project! act quickly, applications were actually due yesterday. there are internships available as well. Veggielution School Garden Coordinator About Veggielution: We operate a 1 acre farm at Emma Prusch Farm Park in East San Jose, empowering youth and adults from diverse backgrounds to create a sustainable food system in […]

Posted: January 11 2011
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the last crop

The Last Crop tells a personal tale of a family caught in the middle of a delicate interplay between urban and agricultural space in California’s Central Valley. Annie and Jeff Main own a 20-acre organic farm that serves the Sacramento/San Francisco communities. After 30 years of farming, they are finding it harder to remain viable […]

Posted: January 9 2011
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biodynamic orchards, keyline, forecasting.

Check out these upcoming workshops organized by our friends at Frey Vineyards.  Click on the titles for more information and to download a pdf of each. 3 Workshops with Master Orchardists: The Biodynamic Orchard A to Z - January 9 at Frey Vineyards, Redwood Valley Apple Orchard Workshop  - January 15 at Apple Farm & […]

Posted: January 4 2011
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