Farmers Rising in Oregon!

Morning dew evaporates off the grass as more than one hundred beginning farmers and ranchers sit on straw bales outside a barn in Springfield. ¬†They are listening intently as farmers Sarah Kleeger and Andrew Still describe their experience founding and growing Adaptive Seeds LLC, a Sweet Home based producer of open pollinated, organic seed. Read More  Read More

Apply now for the Oregon-based Advanced Farmer Training Program

OK, so you’ve been working on farms for a couple of years – now what? That’s the dilemma a lot of beginning farmers face, and it’s one that the folks at Rogue Farm Corps (RFC) are working to address.¬† Read More  Read More

Rogue Farm Corps: Accepting Applications for 2013 Season

Rogue Farm Corps: Training the Next Generation of Farmers Farms Next is a full season of hands-on training and skill-based education in sustainable agriculture for aspiring farmers and ranchers. Through an innovative and cooperative model, Farms Next combines up to 1500 hours of field training with a mentor farmer, 75 hours of classroom learning with agricultural professionals and expert farmers, 15 tours of local farms, and opportunities for farm-based... Read More