Training Opportunities

Is Whole Farm Revenue Insurance right for your farm?

Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) is a new national crop insurance program for farmers. Since it is so new, lots of people are unclear about how it works. Traditionally, CSA and market farmers didn’t buy crop insurance because the crops

Join us: Water Bootcamp in Albuquerque September 18

Join NYFC and local partners in Albuquerque, New Mexico on September 18 from 1 – 4:30 p.m. to learn about agricultural water usage in the Middle Rio Grande. The workshop will include an overview of the history and cultural context of irrigation

By Ruthie King, Director of Operations, Grange Farm School Two very short months have zipped by since welcoming our new class of students, and boy have we been busy! The Grange Farm School is located in Mendocino County, California, on

Land trusts: apply now to attend national land access training

The National Young Farmers Coalition and Equity Trust are convening our second-annual Land Access Innovation Training, aimed at helping land trusts utilize tools to protect farmland affordability. The training will take place on Sunday, October 11, 2015 in Sacramento, California

Upcoming Food Justice Certified Training in NY

Farmers and businesses in the northeast: The Agricultural Justice Project is hosting a Food Justice Certified training in upstate NY from October 30th to November 1st.  See below for more information. The Food Justice Certified label was created to unite

What's Growing in Oregon

It’s the height of conference season, and I was delighted to travel this week to Oregon for the Organicology Conference, a three-day gathering of folks from all across the organic food chain in Portland, OR. The event seeks to bring

Small Farmers: Register Now for Online Courses at Cornell

Whether you are a seasoned, new, or aspiring farmer, there’s something for you in the 2012-2013 line-up of online courses presented by the Cornell Small Farms Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension. View all 12 courses here.  These courses are open

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