request for proposals: black farmers united (NY)
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Black Farmers United - NYS POLICY-ADVOCACY STRATEGY CONSULTANT Black Farmers United - New York State (BFU-NYS) is a group of more than 20 Black farmers, educators, food justice activists and black-led community-based organizations from across New York State advocating for equity and opportunity. We began organizing in April 2019, in response to […]
northland sheep dairy seeking apprentice for 2018 season.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V19fbaM4r_s&w=907&h=510] Northland Sheep Dairy in Marathon NY are seeking a teamster apprentice for the 2018 season. Northland is the oldest continuously operating sheep dairy in the United States. Their farm operates in a traditional pastoral style, making sheep milk cheeses seasonally from their small flock of 100% grass fed ewes. Their cheeses are truly […]
job: full time teaching farm manager position in upstate ny
North Country School and Camp Treetops seek a full-time Teaching Farm Manager to oversee a year- round farm program intended for both food production and education of middle school aged children. North Country School is an independent boarding and day school for grades 4-9, and Camp Treetops is a seven-week, overnight summer camp. They share […]
open gate field day: ortensi farm ny
Open Gate: Ortensi Farm Day November 11, 2017 Ortensi Farm in Richfield Springs, NY Tickets $25, includes lunch! Ortensi Farm Day is part of HMI's Open Gate Learning Series. Open Gates are peer-to-peer action-based learning days with short presentations and small group exercises geared for participants to share discoveries and management techniques with guidance from experienced […]
screening of 'the native and the refugee' in new lebanon ny tomorrow
Abode Farm are holding a screening of Native and the Refugee, a film directed and produced by friends of the farm, tomorrow, October 24th. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers Matt Peterson and Malek Rasamny and will take place in the Family Room in Fatah Hall at the Abode of the Message. […]
last chance to register for cornell rotational grazing skills course this weekend!
This weekend, Friday August 25th - Saturday August 26th CCEE Livestock Educator Jason Detzel is running a 2 day hands on clinic on rotational grazing. Over the course of the weekend you will learn the practical skills necessary for implementing a rotational grazing system on your farm to improve the overall health and efficiency of […]
we have some qualms about partnership with large seed companies
Nestled in the Norwegian Arctic, secure in an underground vault, rests one resource mankind cannot live without: seeds. The vault is a piece of a larger project of agricultural pioneer Cary Fowler in a passionate race against time to protect the future of our food supply, as captured in a documentary film Seeds of Time. […]
new food rescue program in the hudson valley
Long Table Harvest is a farm food rescue program serving low-income residents in Columbia County, NY, co-founded by long-time Greenhorn Audrey Berman. They've partnered with 16 farms in the county to glean surplus produce from June to November and are working with 14 pantries and community based organization to distribute produce to those in need. Columbia […]
heroic food- apply now!
The Heroic Food Full-Year Immersion (FYI) Program is designed for veterans with an interest in ecologically sustainable farming for small scale commercial or homestead operations. Trainees either come from local areas and commute from home, or live on the Heroic Food Farm located on 20 tranquil acres just 2 miles outside of Hudson, NY. They gain hands-on experience […]
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 […]
buffalo ny: farm partner wanted
Common Roots Urban Farm is seeking a farm operations partner with a strong interest in farming in an urban setting. You should have experience growing diversified crops for at least one season and be serious about growing a well organized, bountiful organic vegetable and fruit operation. We would be working on all aspects of the […]
local living festival, april 27
greenhorns will be there! when: April 27, 2013 (all day) where: Canton, NY 13617 Theme Tracks we are working on, for your enjoyment -- click here. Click here for more info about the 2013 festival!
another film about young farmers! awesome!
GROWING FARMERS, a documentary highlighting the new generation of farmers on Long Island and the struggles and triumphs of the farming community, premiered at the 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival and won the audience award for Best Short Film. The film includes interviews with Long Island farmers including Sylvester Manor Board Member and Quail Hill Farm […]
GAPs for Small Farms: March 23-24 in Geneva, NY
NOFA-NY, USDA Risk Management Agency, NYS Dept. of Ag and Markets, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and the National GAPs Program present: GAPs for Small Farms: Dispelling Myths, Getting the Facts, and Designing a Food Safety Plan for Your Farm Dates: Wednesday, March 23rd and Thursday, March 24th Times: 8:30am – 3:30pm both days Loc.: Geneva Experimental […]
Grower/Garden Educator Job - Schenectady, NY
Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County is looking for a Grower/Garden Educator for the Roots and Wisdom program. Roots and Wisdom is a youth agriculture and community service program in Schenectady, NY. We work with county youth and volunteers to grow vegetables for donation and sale in three urban gardens. The successful candidate will serve as a team member […]