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greenhorns guidebook 3.0 NOW LIVE!

The Greenhorns Beginner's Guide to Getting Into Farming Visit our newly published guidebook! Institutional violence and debt, land dispossession, food insecurity. Our present moment follows from the looting of land and the failures of American agriculture. We encourage you to donate to Black Lives Matter chapters and Bailout funds in cities or communities near you. […]

Posted: June 2 2020
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! The New Farmer’s Almanac, Vol V, the FARMERS NEW DEAL

The New Farmer’s Almanac is a place for public thinking and proactive literary inquiry into the future we share on the land and at the table. Shifting practices is a team sport, and with its original artwork, stories, poetry, and old-time manifestos, this is just the compendium to inspire your own part in the mix. […]

Posted: December 10 2019
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Small Grains Report

In February 2016, Greenhorns hosted a group of innovators in small-scale grains projects at Paicines Ranch, California for a first-of-its-kind convening. We brought together these 40 farmers, millers, bakers and food activists for the purpose of discerning the trends and needs of the local grain movement. Our aim was to support relationship-building and networking amongst […]

Posted: June 4 2018
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a mushroom with a story

A journey through the underworld of life and capitalism to find inspiration in precarious places.

Posted: April 7 2017
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insights from peaceful resistance

"...why the things are what they are, how the things would be if they were as they should be, and how a path can be made from the things as they are to the things as they should be." These are the words of Peter Maurin who, along with Dorothy Day, cofounded the Catholic Worker […]

Posted: March 29 2017
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stay local but stay informed

Interested in knowing what your fellow farmer movements are working towards across the world?

Posted: March 22 2017
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new farmers almanac III release feb 14: preorder while supplies last!

Preorder your copy of the Vol III of New Farmer's Almanac: The Commons for its February 14th release. Because revolution smells way better than imported conventional roses.

Posted: February 6 2017
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sharpen your pencils: essay contest for a dream farm

Too good to be true? Architect is giving away a certified organic farm in a Wendell Berry inspired essay contest!

Posted: February 6 2017
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evolution of organic premiers at ecofarm conference, jan. 27

See a special sneak-preview of this inspiring new documentary at the EcoFarm Conference on January 27. Spoiler: Sev and the Greenhorns make a cameo.

Posted: January 24 2017
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resistance of the heart against business as usual

We are cultivated by the land. Thoughts on the daily act of farming.

Posted: January 20 2017
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blog and podcast focused on women in agriculture

Interviews, coloring books, stories, and thoughts from female farmers across the globe.

Posted: January 18 2017
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organic grains and innovation on GH radio

Listen to the podcast here! Ben Dobson grew up in Hillsdale, New York, on a small organic farm and started his first agricultural business in 2001. After two years on his own, he joined forces with his father Ted Dobson and managed the fields at his salad and tomato farm in Sheffield, MA, from 2003 […]

Posted: January 16 2017
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walden today might have thoreau turning in his grave

The little pond the keeps on giving, what we can learn about climate change from Walden 163 years after Thoreau.

Posted: January 16 2017
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talking about transitions

Inspiring and thoughtful video lectures from the second 'Our Land' symposium in Sante Fe and Albuquerque.

Posted: January 13 2017
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announcing the release of the new farmer’s almanac, Volume III!

Time to order your 2017 Greenhorns New Farmer's Almanac! Our third edition, Volume III explores the idea and the potential of the commons.

Posted: January 10 2017
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commons based technology: a glimpse inside l`atelier paysan

A photo tour of Les Recontres, a radical hands-on skill-sharing event in France hosted by French farm hacking heroes l'Atelier Paysan.

Posted: January 6 2017
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woman power: home to cameroon's sustainable farming movement

Greenhorns correspondent Andrew Toothacker makes an expedition to Cameroon, a country where 90% of farmers are women and revolution is in the air.

Posted: January 5 2017
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how the wolves saved yellowstone: a lesson in keystone species

A lesson in keystone species and biodiversity. When wolves are reintroduced to Yellowstone, incredible changes occur.

Posted: January 5 2017
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ranch management school

photo: Samuel Oslund Whatever it was that called you to farming - political, environmental, social, or your love of nature - one thing we often overlook as new farmers is the complex realities of running profitable businesses. It only takes a season to realize that the margins of profit in agriculture are small. As producers […]

Posted: January 4 2017
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radio interview with draft-horse vegetable farmer

A brief but thought-provoking interview with David Fisher and Anna Maclay of Natural Roots Farm in Conway, MA.

Posted: January 3 2017
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Greenhorns 2016 Impact Report

  On this winter’s solstice, along with traditions of stoking the hearth and nestling fireside, we thought to drop a line on the past season. In 2016 our Greenhorns network surpassed 62,000 – a community within reach of our media projects, news and inspiration. We are continuously working to broaden and diversify our network of […]

Posted: December 21 2016
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sweet herbal remedy book and GH almanac release party, brooklyn, dec. 10!

Dec 10th Book Release Party: Nature’s Remedies & New Farmers Almanac Calling all fellow Greenhorns, plant lovers, and herb nerds!  It’s Jean Willoughby here, and I can easily be described by all three of those lovely, earthbound designations. I hope you’ll join me and an amazing group of folks at the Third Root Community Health Center, a […]

Posted: December 9 2016
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DAPL did drill!

"Bismarck qualified for the extra protections, Standing Rock did not, nor did the crossing at the Des Moines River" Ferocious protesters at the Des Moines River in Iowa watched as DAPL drilled under their source of drinking water. Federal laws that prioritize and protect larger population areas aren't extended to rural people who surprisingly also drink water! Drilling happened December […]

Posted: December 8 2016
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Free Podcasts from Gimlet

Homecoming A new psychological thriller from Gimlet Media, starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, and David Schwimmer.   Latest episode 3. PHONY A road trip. A simulation. A pivot. Another road trip. A viper’s nest. November 30, 2016 [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/295393074?secret_token=s-XzqLd" params="color=a6aca9&show_artwork=false&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] 2. PINEAPPLE Belfast is in Dubai. Palm trees are in Florida. […]

Posted: December 4 2016
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Bellegarde Bakery

Graison Gill will be on Greenhorns Radio, Heritage Radio Network tomorrow 4pm EST – listen in! And for more information on Bellegarde and their process, check out this video.

Posted: November 28 2016
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LAND ART IN MONGOLIA

Between the Sky and the Earth In times of google maps are the evidences of detecting and viewing lands; we read them, we move according to them, we navigate with them, we get lost and we found ourselves with them.

Posted: November 26 2016
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Savanna Institute - Program Manager Position Available

The Savanna Institute is taking applications for the Program Manager position. They're growing, and need a hard-working and multi-talented team member to help develop and manage our research and education programming.   Know of someone who may be interested? Please share the posting -- savannainstitute.org/jobs -- and encourage motivated individuals to consider joining their dynamic […]

Posted: November 23 2016
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Police escalation in Standing Rock is threatening lives (please read)

From the Daily Kos: POLICE ESCALATION IN STANDING ROCK IS THREATENING LIVES Last night the Morton County Sheriff's office put Standing Rock water protectors in grave danger. Hundreds were injured, including an elder who went into cardiac arrest and several people treated for rubber bullet injuries to the face. They used projectiles that ripped through […]

Posted: November 23 2016
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Free Movie!

Two James Cotto films available to stream.

Posted: November 22 2016
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A New Almanac for the Young Farmers of the World

Coverage of The New Farmer's Almanac on Takepart: The Greenhorns, a nonprofit dedicated to young agrarians, is updating one of America’s oldest ag publications. (Photo: Getty Images) Long before Martha Stewart printed her seasonal gardening chores on the first pages in each issue of Martha Stewart Living, The Old Farmer’s Almanac outlined the farm-related tasks […]

Posted: November 21 2016
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Haiku Aina Permaculture Initiative

Respected Internet explorers and seekers of Harmony with Nature; welcome to this entry portal, introducing you to our work at the Ha’iku Aina Permaculture Initiative (also known as HAPI). The project, as we see it, is a way of applying principles of agroforestry and permaculture in an area of rainforest on this beautiful island in the South Pacific […]

Posted: November 17 2016
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Farm Link, Montana: Farm and Ranch Jobs and Training in Montana

Spend your summer outdoors, get your hands dirty and experience the tough and rewarding work of farming or ranching in Montana. Amid the breathtaking views and endless wilderness recreation, Montana boasts an incredible range of agriculture. On Farm Link Montana, you can find jobs producing wheat and pulses, organic vegetables, cattle, dairy, hops and more. […]

Posted: November 17 2016
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TABITHA and GIRLS IN TREES

Girls In Trees, primarily a photography and text exhibit curated by acclaimed novelist Rebecca Godfrey, gathers the work of over 33 renown and emergent artists (mostly from the Hudson Valley) exploring the moments that wilderness and girlhood collude.

Posted: November 16 2016
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New financing for small farmers:

Kiva and Greenhorns working together to help small farmers grow their businesses Katrina and Keely, Founders of Tinyfield Farm in Brooklyn, NY The Greenhorns and Kiva are working together to help farmers access the capital and customers they need to successfully grow their businesses. Over the next few months, The Greenhorns will host a series […]

Posted: October 19 2016
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Fabulous news, Greenhorns, our new spiffy website for Up up! is live! Up up! is a DIY collective festival made of a great gaggle of amazing agrarian films. The spiffy new website is much clearer than the old one and has a new Resources page to help facilitate your festival. Check out the festival locator to see screenings near you! Or […]

Posted: March 21 2016
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power north adirondack harvest festival!

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfl1/t31.0-8/s960x960/981194_10154639552550410_6993809548193316428_o.jpg For more information, check out the Facebook Page!!

Posted: March 17 2016
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san juan islands agricultural summit

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 […]

Posted: January 20 2016
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time to submit to the new farmers almanac, volume 3!

Time to submit to the NEW FARMER’S ALMANAC vol. III Agrarians and stewards of all types, young and old, seasoned and greenhorn, we want to hear from you! We’ve begun the process of compiling submissions to the New Farmer’s Almanac: vol III. Awash in fascinating content, we want more! The upcoming Almanac will explore the […]

Posted: January 14 2016
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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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commodity prices infographic! organic vs conventional

Posted: October 28 2015