America’s increasing demand for organic and sustainably grown grains coincides with a shortage of young farmers HUDSON, NY — The National Young Farmers Coalition and King Arthur Flour present a new blog and film series profiling three pioneering young grain farmers.
Western farmers grow 85% of all winter produce in the U.S, but lack of access to affordable water is making it increasingly difficult for young farmers to succeed DURANGO, CO —A new short film, Conservation Generation, offers a look into the
We believe cooperation beats competition, any day. From barn raisings to crop mobs, having each other’s back is the basis of a strong farming community. Leslie Touzeau of the Missouri Young Farmers Coalition says it best, “Farming is hard…if we’re
We wrote a few weeks ago about NYFC’s report on how current farmland conservation practices are failing working farmers. The report was based on a survey of over 200 land trusts on how they work with beginning farmers. What we
Our friends Dan Susman and Andrew Monbouquette of Growing Cities are premiering their film, three years in the making, at the Portland Film Festival this Sunday, September 1st (8pm) at The Fields Park, NW 10th and Overton. We first covered their
I’m from farm country. Well, sort of. I grew up outside of Omaha, Nebraska in a little town called Elkhorn. We had a big yellow house with two towering maples out front, an old barn, and a couple acres of