Free Webinar Next Week: An Introduction to Worker Cooperatives for Farmers and Start-Ups

Please join the National Young Farmers Coalition and the Democracy at Work Institute for a webinar on how cooperative businesses are helping to build local food economies and support young farmers in creating new markets, reaching new customers and building sustainable, rewarding farm-based enterprises. Read More  Read More

Hang Out with the Young Farmers at the MOSES Conference

Headed to the MOSES (Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service) Conference this February? Connect with other young farmers there at the NYFC-led workshop “Organizing for Our Collective Success: Beginning Farmer Resources & Coalition Building!“ NYFC’s Sophie Ackoff will be discussing how to organize with other beginning farmers and ranchers in your area to help each other succeed.  NYFC’s regional chapters foster the... Read More

NYFC Welcomes its new Membership Development Coordinator

We are thrilled to announce that NYFC is bringing on Sophie Ackoff as its Membership Development Coordinator.  Sophie has been working closely with NYFC as a volunteer and blog contributor, and we are excited to have her on staff. Sophie’s dedication to sustainable agriculture began at the age of eight when she put down her fast-food burger and decided she would no longer eat factory farmed meat. Though an active environmental and local food... Read More