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USDA Awards Millions to Support New Farmers The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on October 8th, 2015 awards totaling $17 million through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP). BFRDP is the only USDA program exclusively dedicated to training new farmers and ranchers, particularly in sustainable production practices. This year, 34 organizations received BFRDP […]
a great idea! http://mosesorganic.org/events/organic-field-days/soil-sisters-farm-tour/
MOSES new farmer summit
New Farmer Summit April 4-5, 2014 Primrose Valley Farm Belleville, Wisconsin (near New Glarus & Madison) Two full days of workshops, networking, hands-on learning, organic food and fun! 24 workshops focused on issues on the minds of new farmers Pre-summit farm tours with a light lunch April 3 Friday evening dance with live folk music and […]
moses conference, coming right up.
La Crosse, Wis. Feb. 27 – Mar. 1, 2014 The MOSES Conference, started 25 years ago with 90 people who wanted to learn more about farming organically, has grown to become the country’s foremost educational and networking event for the organic community. The people involved in organic and sustainable farming tend to be passionate about […]
if you're going to the MOSES conference...
You'll want to check out this event. The Farm Beginnings Collaborative will host an evening Shindig on Friday, February 22nd. Farm Beginnings® is a Land Stewardship Project (LSP) initiative that provides participants a wide range of opportunities to learn firsthand about low-cost, sustainable methods of farming. Launched in 1997, Farm Beginnings is a farmer-led, community […]