Is social media working for your farm?

Even if we may prefer the company of cows or the peace of a field to the company of others, marketing is an undeniable part of operating a successful small farm or business. The Golden Yoke in Montana uses Facebook to build a loyal base of supporters as they start out their farm business. Farm conferences around the country now regularly offer marketing and social media training specifically to help nudge the more introverted among us and to assist... Read More

MOSES’ focus on Young Organic Stewards

The recent Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) conference featured a host of workshops, including some specifically intended for young farmers.  The Young Organic Stewards program, for example, included presentations on topics ranging from marketing and business to the use of social media to promote a business.  Those addressing the financial side of farming were particularly useful; I’ve summarized some of the highlights... Read More