Nine months, 20 chickens, and $300: BOOTSTRAP AT EMADI ACRES FARM

By Derek Emadi, Emadi Acres Moving from a decent paying job to a job that reduces your income to below the poverty level is scary! But once you’re at the bottom, you know there is only one way to go. I conceded to my wife before I quit my teaching job that she would be the breadwinner for many years to come. It doesn’t bother me in the least bit, and she is completely cool with it. Man, am I lucky! If I had a chance to do college all... Read More

FACT’s Healthy & Humane Farm Funds – Call for Applications!

The Farm Animal Concerns Trust, an organization that works to improve the welfare of farm animals and public health concerns, has issued a final call for applications to a small grant program for humane farmers.  FACT’s Healthy & Humane Farm Funds Project will provide small grants to qualifying humane farmers who need assistance in improving the welfare of their farm animals.  Grants will be awarded for projects that (1) help farms transition... Read More