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anne saxelby legacy fund: month-long, paid farm apprenticeships

Young, budding farmers and foodies, this one is for you - cheese-lovers, in particular! The Anne Saxelby Legacy Fund offers 17 to 22-year-olds month-long, paid apprenticeship opportunities on sustainable farms. The fund was created in honor of Anne Saxelby, renowned and beloved proprietor of Saxelby Cheesemongers in NYC, and aims to engage young folks in […]

Posted: February 21 2022
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the independent farmer

Salina, Kansas, Thursday, October 3, 1929

Posted: August 17 2015
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from the archives: "they teach people ignorance"

Todays post is the text of an opinion piece written by William C Gehrke and published in The Kansas Union Farmer on April 16, 1936! Gehrke does an incredible job of articulating the benefits of organizing farmers, the challenges posed by hegemonic education, and the insufficiency of "rugged individualism and the gold standard." His remarks […]

Posted: November 18 2014
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ranching for profit, kansas

The Ranching For Profit School July 28 - August 3, 2013 Wichita, KS The Ranching For Profit School is best known for its emphasis on business economics and strategic management. But that is only part of the story.  At the school you will learn how to create a vision for the future and create a […]

Posted: June 6 2013
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kansas ranch seeks apprentice

 JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT  Resident Apprentice for Dubuque Land & Cattle   Dubuque Land and Cattle (DLC) works in partnership with Pheasants Forever (PF) and is an award winning 3rd generation family farm/ranch exceeding 1,700 acres located near Dorrance, Kansas. Overview:  Full time resident apprentice is focused on learning specific needs of DLC in regards to […]

Posted: May 8 2013
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we need a few kansas greenhorns!

Are any of you out there?  We have an opportunity to do a fun project at Farm Aid if we can get some local support peeps out there.  I know there is a strong urban farmer network... email [email protected]

Posted: June 21 2011