Kentucky Conference and Young Farmer Visits

Carolyn, Jacob and baby Finn with Cotton the dog on their farm outside of Lexington, Kentucky. Thanks for being great hosts! The Conference Last week I traveled to Lexington, Kentucky for the American Farmland Trust’s “Farmland, Food and Livable Communities” conference. The conference was the first of its kind to focus on these challenges at the national level and it brought together a broad spectrum of service providers, funders, land trust... Read More

Arkansas Farmers Speak Out in Support of BFRIDA

Mountain Bounty Farm, in Glenn County, CA. Mountain Bounty benefited enormously from the California FarmLink’s IDA program, which helped them save up for a livestock trailer and to develop their financial plans.  Photo courtesy of mountainbountyfarm.com While the onset of Spring has farmers across the country sowing seeds, plowing fields, and preparing for a new season, the appropriations process for the Farm Bill is underway in Washington DC.... Read More