Farm Hack West Slope CO: Farmers build social and online tools to improve farm resilience in the arid West

Harrison Topp, farmer from Mancos, CO, and Daphne Yannakakis, farmer at Zyphros farm, talk irrigation hardware at Farm Hack West Slope Colorado. On the small-scale farm, the only guarantee is that there are no guarantees. This fact makes resiliency—the ability to recover from or adjust to misfortune or change—an essential trait, especially for small, young and beginning farmers. As we in the west face extended drought and increasing demand for... Read More

Hello from NYFC’s New Western Organizer!

Hi, I’m Kate Greenberg.  As the new Western Organizer for the National Young Farmers’ Coalition, I would like to extend warm greetings to everyone in the young farmer community! As I dive into the first weeks in this position, I am already witness to the enthusiasm, hard-work, and innovation of young farmers and ranchers in the West. Our previous Western Organizer, Regina Fitzsimmons, left big shoes to fill as an advocate and a voice... Read More