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a digital map leads to reparations for black and indigenous farmers

Check out this awesome article written by very good friend of the Greenhorns, Jean Willoughby for Yes! Magazine. Jean writes about the recent changes within the farming movement. Her article focuses on the increase in the number of voluntary transfers of land and resources to people of color as a means of reparations for past […]

Posted: February 24 2018
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if you wanted to track your local wind patterns...

A great tool for those of us who a. love beautiful interactive maps, and b. rely on up-to-date weather information.

Posted: April 12 2017
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mapping perennials

An interactive website that allows you to find perennial farms anywhere in the US.

Posted: April 4 2017
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open source mapping through ny public library

The Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division is very proud to announce the release of more than 20,000 cartographic works as high resolution downloads. We believe these maps have no known US copyright restrictions.* To the extent that some jurisdictions grant NYPL an additional copyright in the digital reproductions of these maps, NYPL is […]

Posted: March 3 2016
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maps showing how maine's coastline could change

New sea-level rise forecast is alarming: Here are 10 maps showing how Maine’s coastline could change This computer-generated image shows what Portland’s Back Cove would look like after a rise in sea level (Natural Resources Council of Maine). According to a report this week in Slate, a team led by the former lead NASA scientist […]

Posted: July 30 2015
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new plant hardiness zone map!

Check it out, Greenhorns: 2012 Plant Hardiness Zone Map  You can type in your zipcode or click on any state for a detailed map.  So user friendly! The 2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The […]

Posted: February 15 2012
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10 years of california farmlink

Technically, if they were farmers, they would no longer qualify under the USDA's definition of "Beginning Farmer." anyway... check them out.  And their snazzy new map of farm opportunities! On August 30, 2009, California FarmLink and over 100 of its friends, farmers, funders, and new acquaintances wiled away the afternoon at Oak Hill Farm in […]

Posted: November 17 2009
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mapping young farmers

It's a popular thing, it seems. Have you been to our site, Serve Your Country food? Dwell has a mapping project too: Small Farms Across the United States Greenhorns - are you on our map?  Visit our Serve Your Country Food site and join!

Posted: October 13 2009
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fabulous quilted maps

you know we love maps... this is via Brooklyn Based Remember when you were a kid, and you threw blankets over chairs to make tents? Emily Fischer did that too, but she didn’t think of them as a place to hide. She was creating peaks and valleys — topography — because what she saw was […]

Posted: October 9 2009
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mapping the possibilities

this is from the USDA! (and click on the map to buy our poster...) Mapping and Modeling Eastern U.S. Food Production By Ann Perry September 2, 2009 Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are mapping an array of county-level data from Maine to Virginia on weather, soil, land use, water availability and other elements. Then they'll […]

Posted: September 12 2009
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food mapping

as you know, we love maps. and here is an interesting food mapping project via Middlebury College, involving dining services, the geography department, and the college's organic garden.

Posted: July 10 2009
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Soliciting Maps!

We're looking for cool maps to post on the website of our mapping project, Serve Your Country Food!  Here's a great one that represents which areas of the country are becoming more democratic (blue) or more republican (red,) based the November 4th election.   Have maps that you think we should post?  Email us!  Send an […]

Posted: November 13 2008