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farmaid 2016

This year's Farm Aid concert is scheduled for September 17 in Bristow, VA. Featuring: Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Alabama Shakes, Sturgill Simpson and many more artists. Get the full lineup here. Tickets went on pre-sale last week!

Posted: June 28 2016
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farm aid 2016 concert details! Farm Aid’s annual concert is an all-day music and food festival, featuring a unique lineup of artists and genres and family farm-identified, local and organic foods with its own HOMEGROWN Concessions®. In Farm Aid’s HOMEGROWN Village, attendees will have the chance to meet farmers, engage in hands-on food and farm activities, and learn about […]

Posted: June 22 2016
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farm aid's homeplace under fire

The film tells the story of the farm advocates we have worked with since 1985, many of whom experienced the Farm Crisis of the 1980s and wanted to use what they learned to help other farmers. Farm Aid took on this project to ensure that we preserve the legacy of Farm Advocates for future generations […]

Posted: June 9 2016
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opportunities new york conference, nov. 4, albany, ny

American Farmland Trust is excited to announce that the next Harvesting Opportunities in New York Conference will be held November 4th in Albany! This conference is for people who care about New York agriculture and want to work together to grow local food economies, protect farmland from development, promote environmental stewardship on farms and support […]

Posted: September 27 2015
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young farmer mixer in raleigh, nc

National Young Farmers Coalition and Rural Coalition: Young Farmer Mixer9/14/2014 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pmOld Milburnie Farm, Raleigh, NC Join us for a Farm Aid after-party with wood-fired pizza, cold brews and the company of fellow young and beginning farmers from central North Carolina and beyond. Visit for more info & RSVP.

Posted: September 8 2014
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another great resource from farm aid

Rebuilding America's Economy with Family Farm Centered Food Systems Seeds of hope lie in America’s family farmers and ranchers despite the grim economic conditions facing the nation. Our new report seeks to underscore what we at Farm Aid know as a simple truth: supporting family farmers and family farm centered food systems is a powerful […]

Posted: December 30 2013
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farm aid 2013

  Farm Aid's 2013 concert is September 21 in Saratoga Springs! Featuring Neil Young, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews... a good crew. And support farms! Check it out here, buy tickets here. And come say hey to the greenhorns table!

Posted: August 4 2013
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seeking farm aid volunteers!

We Greenhorns are hosting a booth again this year at Farm Aid in Saratoga Springs, NY.  Tickets are sold out for the show already, but we've got slots 4 slots for "booth team-mates."   Volunteers will help us run the booth, answer questions about Greenhorns, network with other organizations, eat ice-cream and other organic treats […]

Posted: July 22 2013
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helping farmers

Sometimes it feels like there aren't enough of us focused on meeting the needs of farmers.. especially now as the snow drifts up up up and I look at our calendar, the 6 north east regional Nofas, the trips to maine, virginia, west virginia, new hampshire, north carolina. Its a lot but, frankly no matter […]

Posted: January 8 2011
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click your bit for dairy farmers

seriously. There are about 800 of you reading this posting today. If those of you who are not in the middle of planting a field could please  click over to Farm Aid and help them make this comment campaign a success? The farmers among us are STRAPPED hustling to plant in between deluges of rain. […]

Posted: April 12 2010
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homegrown: on rock concerts and yard farms

Severine reports from a bike excursion. I just went on my bicycle over to the Farm Aid offices for a visit, and ended up eating pie, talking about strategic take-over of suburbia by determined and principled mothers working fearlessly to expand their domestic humanism out to the edge of the lawn, and beyond.  In Dirt […]

Posted: April 22 2008