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farmland for the next generation

The success of the next generation of farmers and ranchers is crucially dependant on whether they can secure suitable land to start and expand their operations. According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, the number of new farmers and ranchers in the United States decreased 20 percent from 2007 and hit a 30-year low. In acknowledgement […]

Posted: July 25 2017
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call for film submissions

Biannual film fest in Madison is looking for projects focused on this years theme of Land.

Posted: March 15 2017
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hudson valley farm incubator program-- deadline to apply jan.6

Apply for Glynwood Farm's Business Incubator! The deadline for initial applications and letters of intent for Glynwood’s Hudson Valley Farm Business Incubator (HVFBI) has been extended to January 6, 2017, with the 2017 program beginning in early next May. HVFBI is taking the "long view" on supporting a new generation of farmers in the region, equipping participants with […]

Posted: December 10 2016
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gh founder severine live on the radio this week

  Two ways to listen to Severine speak on the Agrarian Trust and the ongoing symposium in Northern New Mexico in New Mexico. First, listen here to hear her on Santa Fe Public Radio's The Garden Show. Second, Severine is live today on Family Farm Radio! Get your listen on!

Posted: November 12 2016
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harry, friends, we cannot wait

We can do this .

Posted: October 31 2016
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another free farm offer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjwfvjeGdy0] More info here.

Posted: October 12 2016
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ever needed help renting farmland? then you can help these people make an app for that.

Farmers who have, would like to, or are currently leasing farm land, you input is needed! Imagine that after a tiring search of rental properties, you have finally found the right plot of land to farm on, but you have little experience with legal matters and feel like your lease agreements are written in a foreign language-- […]

Posted: October 11 2016
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smart phones come from mountains

[vimeo 107812653 w=500 h=281] This video is put out by Fairphone, an Netherlands-based company that produces smart phones with opaque, open, and more socially-responsible supply chains. If this sounds like a plug for the company, it's not, per say. If you're going to get a smartphone, Fairphone is obviously a great alternative to larger corporations. But, what […]

Posted: March 29 2016
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just food? conference, march 25-26, cambridge

JUST FOOD? FORUM ON LAND USE, RIGHTS AND ECOLOGY A CONFERENCE EXPLORING LAND AND THE FOOD SYSTEM: HOW LAND AFFECTS WHAT WE EAT, WHO WE ARE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT WE LIVE IN March 25–26, 2016 Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts This year's Just Food? conference will examine the relationship between people and land, primarily […]

Posted: March 17 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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how pope francis is reviving radical economics

Excerpt from: How Pope Francis is Reviving Radical Catholic Economics- Some Catholics have been quietly practicing them all along. By Nathan Schneider September 9, 2015 My friend Ryan Patrico, a doctoral
student in history at Yale, noticed something curious while studying the German nuns whose convents wound up in Protestant regions in the early, bloody days […]

Posted: September 14 2015
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next weekend in providence, ri: land and water conference

Activists working on issues related to land and water and academics from the humanities and social sciences will gather to discuss tensions between environmental stress, ecological realities, and human institutions. Find out more here: http://landandwaterconference.com/

Posted: August 26 2015
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a new economy on the land: severine fleming, agrarian

SEVERINE FLEMING, Agrarian A New Economy on the Land Severine is a farmer, activist, and organizer based in the Champlain Valley of New York. She is founder and director of The Greenhorns, a grassroots cultural organization with the mission to promote, recruit and support a growing movement of young farmers and ranchers in America. The entering […]

Posted: July 13 2015
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agrarian trust's land and job opportunities!

Farmers, Farm owners and land trusts send us your RFPs, job openings or proposals here. Sample Farm Job/ Land Opportunities: Raw Farmland for Lease Warwick, NY (8/31/2014) Reise Farm: Request for Proposal Puyallup River Valley, WA (8/8/2014) Year-Round Vegetable Grower/Farmer Wanted to Start CSA Maitri Farm Amenia, NY (7/16/2014) Farm for Sale James City County, […]

Posted: September 5 2014