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I farm like I cook, always learning as I go

By Maggie Bowling, Old Homeplace Farm One of my absolute favorite pastimes is cooking. I recently realized that one of the reasons I like spending time in the kitchen is the continual experimentation and learning, as well as the satisfaction when

Here's what I need you to know about farming

By Maggie Bowling, Old Homeplace Farm As I begin my third year as a farmer, I find most of my thoughts divided between two major categories: farming is really hard, and farming is really rewarding. But it might help if

By Hannah Moser of Forager Farm Creating a community of food lovers has always been at the top of our to-do list. A community that is centered on food but goes beyond just the consumption, one that supports sustainable practices

Good old-fashioned innovation in the Ithaca meat market

How do you increase farmers’ profits and consumers’ meat consumption without asking farmers or consumers to break the bank? In Ithaca, NY, Matt LeRoux, an agriculture marketing specialist at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, and Keri Bartlett of

New Marker Bill Promises Local Food Support

We are happy to announce the release of the new Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013!  The bill, introduced by Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Representative Chellie Pingree of Maine, addresses a range of farm bill titles,

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