Positions are Still Available for Michigan State’s Farmer Training Program

Only two slots remaining for the 2013 cohort of the Organic Farmer Training Program at the Michigan State University Student Organic Farm! The Organic Farmer Training Program offers nine months of intensive instruction in year-round organic farming.  The program focuses on diversified production of vegetables, livestock, flowers, fruits and herbs for local markets.  Participants manage all aspects of a 14.5-acre certified organic farm, including... Read More

Training New Farmers at the Center for Agroecology and Food Systems

The Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) at the University of California, Santa Cruz is a nationally renowned training program for organic growers. You can help strengthen programs like the Santa Cruz program: Tell Congress to support the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program today. In addition to funding their important work, CASFS is also using Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program monies to share... Read More