the irresistible fleet of bicycles


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spirited music! legendary gawker family band at mettabee farm in hillsdale, jan. 27

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Looking for  a way to keep moral up and marching after yesterday’s historic marches? Hudson Valley folks will have a great opportunity next weekend. Friday, January 27, 2017, from 7:00pm  9:00pm the Gawler Family Band will be playing raucous joyous Americana and folk from around the world. Find them at Mettabee Farm and Arts Center in Hillsdale New York. Information can be found on the farm website, which we’ve copy and pasted below the break. Read more about the band and its history here and listen to member Edith Gawler sing here. Continue reading

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farmlink mixer march 7th in dover-foxcroft, maine

Are you thinking about whether there are farmers out there that could use some of your available farmland? Or are you curious about what it might be like to farm in Piscataquis County (where the farmland is spectacular and the people are nice)? Then our Maine FarmLink Speed-Linking event is for you! Shake off that cabin fever and come on down for some good, old-fashioned farmer meetin’ and greetin’!

When:    Saturday, March 7th at 3:30p.m. (Snow Date: March 14th at 3:30pm)

Registration will start at 3:15 p.m.

Where:   Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, 824 West Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME

What:     A chance for farmland seekers and owners to interact in a fun, facilitated way

Why:      Because we want help to connect YOU!

Get more info and register HERE!


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‘food from the farm’ tasting event in plattsburgh, ny march 7th

Fifth Annual Food from the Farm Tasting Event in Plattsburgh March 7

Plattsburgh, NY   The public is invited to meet Northern New York farmers, food processors, wine and cider makers, and chefs with a diverse array of products at the 5th annual Food from the Farm event on Saturday, March 7 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Plattsburgh Recreation Center gymnasium on the US Oval in Plattsburgh, NY.

Visitors will have the opportunity to sample and buy locally-grown or produced foods, wine and cider; pick up recipes and gardening tips; meet local food producers, and support the local economy and food movement.  Products for sale may include overwintered storage crops such as carrots, beets and potatoes; winter greens, frozen meat, maple, honey, wine, and hard cider. Continue reading


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FarmON! Square Dance Mixer & Fundraiser! 2/1 in PDX

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Friends of Family FarmersFarmON! program is holding a Square Dance Mixer and Fundraiser! Bring your dancing shoes and friends for a great time spinning ’round the floor. Do-si-do and donate to support beginning farmer programming in Oregon!
Sunday, February 1st from 7:00-9:00 pm 
at the Village Ballroom (700 NE Dekum St)
Admission fee is $7 at the door.
Raffle tickets sold separately.
FarmON! & see you there!
FarmON! Oregon

The Oregon Chapter of the National Young Farmers’ Coalition
A Project of Friends of Family Farmers