On October 19th, local heirloom seed savers and worker-owned co-operative Southern Exposure Seed Exchange will be hosting a Young Farmer’s Mixer to facilitate an enriching community building experience, provide networking opportunities and have fun. We want to provide young farmers and young farmer recruits with access to examples of financially viable business models for new farms, homesteading resources and land link organizations. We also want to facilitate connections between landowners who want their land in cultivation and land-less farmers. There will be opportunity to link farmers with food justice organizations and illustrate how food justice activism can play into a small farm business. Continue reading
It’s time to celebrate the harvest and connect with fellow young farmers! On Saturday, September 28th, join us for the kick-off event of the Greater Portland Young Farmers Coalition, the newest chapter of the National Young Farmers Coalition! NYFC chapters bring farmers together to share meals, opportunities and strategies for overcoming the obstacles we face in starting careers in farming. It’s a wonderful community to be a part of, and you won’t want to miss this party. Continue reading
CROWFEST 2013: Fledging Crow Vegetable Farm’s annual CSA member/ community appreciation day!
August 24, 2013, Noon til’ Dawn. Keesevile, NY.
Ticket price is $30, and this includes:
- Headliners: Spiritual Rez, Lucid, The Blind Owl Band, Big Slyde, and more!
- Local craft beer
- Camping on the farm
- Tons of farm-fresh food (Pit roasted pork, BBQ Chicken, incredible salads and sides, and more!)
- Kid and family friendly ( complete kids area with a bouncy house)
- Bonfire, artists, dancers, and more!
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