NYFC May Newsletter: Gary Nabhan on the Forum, Update from the West

In the West, spring has arrived with hail, a foot of snow and three-digit temperatures. As climate change comes to the farm, we’re reminded how much we need a strong farm community. This newsletter is all about how NYFC is bringing farmers together to face local challenges as a united front. We’ll fill you in on chapter events, policy updates, new developments in our Western water projects, and our May forum expert—who you won’t... Read More

Western Farmers Kicking into Gear with two Upcoming Farmer Events

  Two amazing events are coming up for young farmers!  Want to organize something in your area?  Get in touch with us (organize@youngfarmers.org) – we’d love to work with you on it. DURANGO, CO: This Thursday, Durango, CO will host a local foods potluck and gathering to discuss the Southwest Growers Alliance that’s been brewing up a lot of excitement in area farmers.  Those who come will talk about the local food distribution... Read More

Join the young farmer events in your area!

As we move into Spring, young farmer potlucks, meetings, and gatherings are popping up like wildflowers all over the country.  Today we want to highlight just a few, and give you some inspiration to start organizing in your region! In Albuquerque, NM, the brand-new Rio Grande Farmers’ Coalition is having its first annual Spring Farm Social.  Young and new farmers, as well as more experienced farmers and advocates, will celebrate the start... Read More