The Farm Bill's Real Impact – BFRDP Helps Train the Next Generation

My name is Sophie Ackoff, I have been an apprentice at Glynwood Farm.  Like so many other beginning farmers today, I don’t come from a farming family and I have no land or agricultural skills to inherit from my parents.  I believe that the government needs to support beginning farmers and shouldn’t short-change farmer training […]

A Holistic Management Approach Improves the quality of life for beginning women farmers

Imagine a farmer-training program that not only boosts beginning farmers’ sustainable cropping skills and enhances their profits, but also teaches leadership and communication skills, and strengthens family decision-making. This whole farm approach is how Holistic Management International, an Albuquerque-based international non-profit, seeks to improve the quality of life and land for beginning women farmers. HMI, […]