farmers telling their story

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greenhorns feature: resilient farming in a changing new england

Liza Bemis grows veggies on her great-great grandfather's farm and spoke with us about how to create and maintain resilient farms in an ever-changing world.

Posted: February 22 2017
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need more acres: great farm name, sweet video

[vimeo 126262573 w=640 h=360] Need More Acres farm owners Nathan and Michelle discuss the necessity of diversified vegetable farms and increasing food access. This is a beautiful and heart-felt little video about a family passionate about the work that they do: providing a multi-farm CSA to 35 families; organizing a community market to make more […]

Posted: May 3 2016
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GOOD DIRT premier @ BAM, april 10

GOOD DIRT is a multimedia performance based on real stories from six diverse farm families in the Hudson Valley. Written by Jeremy Davidson and directed by Mary Stuart Masterson of Storyhorse Documentary Theater, GOOD DIRT illustrates the fragility of our agricultural heritage and inspires the audience to rebuild what’s been lost.  APRIL 10, 2016 // PREMIER Show starts at […]

Posted: March 13 2016
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hydroelectric damn threatens farmland in BC

Impact of Site C Dam on B.C. Farmland Far More Dire Than Reported, Local Farmers Show By Sarah Cox • Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 12:43 Reposted from DESMOG CANADA "Clay and Katy Peck are just the type of young farming family that B.C. Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick says his government wants to support to ensure “a reliable food […]

Posted: January 10 2016
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practice, humor, creativity, stamina and guts

Finding a Future in Agriculture: An Apprentice's Journey By Amber Reed Before the Quivira Conference in Albuquerque last fall, I had read only a little by Aldo Leopold. At the beginning of A Sand County Almanac I read: “There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that […]

Posted: December 2 2010