BOOTSTRAP @ WILD RIDGE FARM – WHY I’M A FARMER

By Alissa of Wild Ridge Farm I am a farmer because of the way it makes me feel at the end of the day.  The physical exhaustion that my muscles carry into sleep, the weary contentment of finished labor lulling my brain to stillness.  Some days I farm solely for the satisfaction that weeding can bring.  I farm because I’ve never been very good at sitting still and because I’ve always been a morning person.  I farm because I love feeding people,... Read More

NYFC Releases Exclusive “Vegetable Grower’s Guide to Organic Certification”

Whether it’s rallying for better federal programming or providing online resources for your operation, NYFC is dedicated to helping your farm thrive.  We’re excited to release a new tool for you and your farm – the Vegetable Grower’s Guide to Organic Certification. Read More  Read More

Ask a Johnny’s Expert on our online Farmer Forum

Greenhouse season is on, and we know you have some questions. Thanks to our friends at Johnny’s Selected Seeds, we’ve got answers. Head on over to our online Farmer Forum this week to ask any and all questions on seedling care, varieties, germination issues, planting, growing under cover,etc.  On our newly launched Farmer Forum, we’re creating a space for conversation among farmers across the country to troubleshoot farm problems, discuss policy,... Read More