NYFC January 2014 Newsletter: FDA listens, Jobs, Legal Help, Events

  Thank you. Last month, 213 farmers and consumers joined NYFC. This growth topped off an incredible year: a dozen new chapters formed, we rallied nearly a thousand farmers and consumers to tell the FDA that organic and diversified farms produce the safest food (more on that below!) and we started to move innovative land access strategies that will help new farmers find affordable land. Our coalition has a lot to be proud of! Read... Read More

“How I found the farm of my dreams…” – Share your story today!

“I’ve been farming for several years, but I can’t find/afford any land!”  This lament is one that seems to echo around the beginning farmer community.  Well we want to do something about it! Allyson, of Full Heart Farm in Connecticut, spent several years apprenticing on different farms before deciding to move back to her home town. She bought this 6.25 acre property last year after many ups and downs with lending institutions and... Read More