Join us at the Young Farmer Winter Supper on February 19 for an evening of farm-fresh food, fellowship and startup stories, featuring short films by women dairy farmers, presented by Etsy, Stonyfield Farm and Wythe Hotel. Farm-to- Fork Feast prepared
Tierney Creech, organizer of the Washington Young Farmers Coalition (WAYFC), says it perfectly: “In the middle of the summer, camaraderie is almost as invigorating as sleep.” Take it from Tierney, WAYFC knows how to throw a party. Each fall, they
It’s officially fall — we hope you’re catching your breath in the fields and watching the new season edge its way in. The FDA just released a new draft of Food Safety rules and significant improvements were made. The agency
We’ve been on the road this summer, crop mobbing with the Missouri Young Farmers Coalition, talking shop with first-generation organic grain farmers in Montana, and square dancing with the Washington Young Farmers Coalition. All along the way, we’re collecting stories for our
Here at NYFC, we think farmers should be spending the summer fighting weeds, fixing fences and growing food—not worrying about student debt and untenable leases. In this July newsletter, we’ll tell you about two exciting campaigns NYFC is taking on: tackling
It’s officially summer and you’re probably in over your heads. But if you can come up for air, we want to collect your USDA successes/frustrations, introduce our new staffers and this season’s Bootstrap Bloggers, and update you on our fight
We’ve kicked off the spring with an exciting win at the USDA! Thanks to feedback from our coalition, the Farm Service Agency is making key changes to its facilities loan program that will increase access to diversified farmers. Want to
Attention Midwestern Farmers! MOSES and Renewing the Countryside are hosting a New Farmer Summit April 4-5th outside Madison, WI!
Calling folks from the Upper Arkansas and San Luis Valleys – upcoming young farmer mixer in Salida, CO in a week and a half! Come on out to hear more about NYFC, get to know other farmers in the region
Interested in incorporating draft animal power on your farm? We’re happy to announce that Donn Hewes, President of the Draft Animal Power Network (DAPNet) will serve as expert on the Farmers Forum February 24th-28th.