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Dairy Creek Community Food Web presents: Fields for Food a workshop on leasing farmland Tuesday March 17, 6:00-8:00 p.m. @ St. Bede's Episcopal Church 1609 Elm St. Forest Grove, OR To RSVP, call: 503-992-0078 ext. 302 Free with snacks provided! Presentations by: Nellie McAdams, Director of Farm Preservation Program at Rogue Farm Corps. Nellie will […]
The evidence base is growing: strengthening women’s land rights contributes to women’s empowerment and household welfare. Evidence is also showing that women who have more secure land tenure are more likely to plant trees or make other investments to improve the land and generate ecosystem services. This means efforts to improve women’s land rights can […]
from The Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development Special Topic Call for Papers: Land for Food: A Focus on Farmland Protection and Land Grabbing Deadline for manuscripts: May 15, 2013, for publication in the fall 2013 issue Sustainable and equitable food systems require adequate volumes of high quality and affordable farmland. Many farmers invest heavily in their […]
For young farmers: No land but plenty of climate change to go around by Jared Flesher, cross-posted from Grist & Edible Jersey We desperately need more young farmers in this country. “If we do not repopulate our working lands, I don’t know where to begin to talk about the woes,” U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture […]