NYFC March 2014 Newsletter

We’ve kicked off the spring with an exciting win at the USDA! Thanks to feedback from our coalition, the Farm Service Agency is making key changes to its facilities loan program that will increase access to diversified farmers. Want to be involved in NYFC’s next policy win?  Now’s your chance – we’re calling for applications for a new Policy Analyst for the coalition, one of two new positions. In this March newsletter,... Read More

Temple Grandin Answers Your Questions on The Farmers Forum

We’re excited to announce that Temple Grandin, author, activist and animal behavior expert, will be answering your questions on the NYFC Farmers Forum! Read More  Read More

NYFC November 2013 Newsletter

  November is #FarmerHeroes month!  We’re celebrating a few farmer-members who represent our incredible network of bold, passionate, young farmers providing great food for their communities. Follow #FarmerHeroes this month on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! Want to be a super hero?  Take a few minutes today to send a comment to the FDA to fix the food safety rules.  Deadline is Friday. Then, kickstart your winter business planning... Read More

Get some relief to what’s bugging you on the NYFC Farmers Forum

Crops getting hit hard this summer? Head over to the Pest Management section of the Farmers Forum to get some relief!Image courtesy of the University of Minnesota. Are the flea beetles, leaf hoppers and other intruders wreaking havoc on your farms?  the NYFC Farmers Forum is the place to find immediate answers on managing farm pests naturally with beneficial insects, traps and sprays. This week (July 22-26th), Mike Dimock, PhD and Field Director... Read More