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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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action alert! upcoming farm bill listening sessions.

As the next Farm Bill approaches, the House Agriculture Committee members are beginning to gather input from farmers, ranchers and other stakeholders. As you may know, several current programmes that contribute to the success of organic agriculture are under threat of elimination as so it is imperative that policy makers hear directly from organic farmers, […]

Posted: July 29 2017
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winona laduke on returning land to native american indians

Winona LaDuke, a Native American activist and author, gives a clear, impassioned rundown of why the federal government will not return land taken from Indian people and why they should return it.

Posted: November 25 2014
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women in sustainable agriculture fall gathering. save the date!

Some of us farm and some of us want to farm but we all enjoy sharing and learning from each other at the annual Fall Harvest Gathering for Women in Sustainable Agriculture. PLEASE PLAN TO JOIN US AND SAVE THE DATE!!!   November 7-8-9, 2014 at Cedar Valley Resort in Whalen, MN.Costs are reasonable and scholarships are available. […]

Posted: June 5 2014
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minnesota farm hack!

courtesy of MOSES.

Posted: May 17 2013
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young candidate on agricultural platform

Kevin Labenz.  Here's his pitch: On June 12th, I officially launched my campaign for Minnesota State House of Representatives in the newly outlined District 23A. Many of you know me well and have graciously supported me over the past month as my campaign took off. A big hearty thank you for your time, donations, and […]

Posted: July 25 2012
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urban farmers in the northlands

Our friends at Stone's Throw Urban Farm need your support on Kickstarter! Stone's Throw Urban farm is a new vegetable operation formed through the collaboration of three urban farms in the Twin Cities. We transform vacant lots into micro-farms, and run a diversified rotation on about 18 lots around the city. We're taking on new […]

Posted: February 26 2012
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minnesota farmland available

The landowner, Robert, has just written up a blog post describing the situation.  You can read the post HERE and contact Robert at farm at youngwalser.net The farm is near Cannon Falls, MN and has great for some enthusiastic greenhorns! Thanks, Robert.

Posted: November 8 2011
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raw milk symposium

the 3rd annual, coming right up! The Farm-to-Consumer Foundation and the Foundation for Consumer Free Choice will co-host the Third Annual Raw Milk Symposium: Producer-Consumer-Choice in Bloomington, Minnesota. The event will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2011, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Bloomington. It is open to the […]

Posted: April 14 2011