Read this 2008 study on the University of Nebraska's Digital Commons. The study publishes research supported by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program done in 2003 and 2004, which found statistically significant levels of herbicides and insecticides in rainwater in Maryland, Indiana, Nebraska, and California. We'd like to know how these […]
A unique and inspiring model. Here's the scoop from one of the founders. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIaO9o4unK4&w=640&h=360] An exciting project is under way in Indiana, which I am proud to be a part of. Green Bridge Growers is an urban farming business in South Bend that my mom, Jan Pilarski, and I have founded together. Our business is in the […]
FamilyFarmed.org has recently received funds from the USDA to organize trainings for farmers to begin and succeed selling into wholesale markets.Partnering with local organizations that have extensive farmer networks, we hope to reach 2500 farmers with our Wholesale Success training program, which includes access to an in person workshop, a free copy of Wholesale Success: […]
Help fund Anna Mumford's film about her family's Indiana Farm! 15 days to go on her kickstarter campaign. A year ago, inspired by the work I'd been doing with the local food community in NYC, I began a film project about my family's corn and soybeans farm in Indiana. The farm, located in Griffin, Indiana […]
Joe's Orchard [vimeo http://vimeo.com/23123364] you may hear Joe on the radio with us one day soon.
the deadline to apply is Friday! Stranger’s Hill Organics seeks a dedicated, energetic and skilled Farm Manager for our historic 81-acre organic farm just 6.5 miles west of Bloomington, IN. A successful candidate will combine demonstrated farm skills, dedication to organic food production, a winning personality and a commitment to the success of Stranger’s Hill […]