Hot Off the Press! Land Transfer Made Simple

Thinking about one day purchasing land or working out a transfer process with an existing farmer?  Hopefully by now you’ve checked out NYFC’s Directory on Land Resources.  Right now, we want to highlight some new resources just released by Land for Good, a non-profit organization based in Keene, NH that offers education and assistance to farm seekers, farm families, landowners and communities in New England. Three new (free!) publications... Read More

Bootstrap @ Full Heart: Jumping into Spring

 This past week I celebrated my one month “farmiversary” in grand fashion – an ice cream sundae enjoyed in bed.  With all of the hustle and bustle the last few weeks, a simple evening seemed like the perfect way to commemorate everything that’s been going on.  The laundry list from the past 30 days includes renovating nearly everything in the house, cleaning and repairing the barn and outbuildings, setting up portable housing... Read More

Apply now for a Raising Organic Family Farms Grant/Scholarship

Raising Organic Family Farms recently announced a second round of grants and scholarships for organic farmers and agriculture students.  The application period began on January 16th and will run until March 16th.  In total, ROFF will be giving away an additional $25,000 this winter in small grants and scholarships to selected organic farmers and students. The goal of this program is to help farmers and students overcome small financial barriers... Read More