By Hannah Sargeant of Forager Farm Each seed has a story. Some seeds have been passed down relatively unchanged for generations. Others have been breed for certain characteristics and traits. And others have been adapted for climates like North Dakota. In developing our seed order, it became apparent that we need seeds of all kinds […]
By Joseph Dittman of Wild Ridge Farm Our farming livelihood rests on the success of seeds. But how strange to hold something so small in the palm of my hand and realize I’m investing a lion’s share of days, dollars, and ideas in a speck of organic matter that appears so lifeless. And yet, time […]
NYFC is a grassroots coalition of farmers and ranchers just like you – from fruit growers in Maine to livestock ranchers in Louisiana to West Coast CSA farmers – who believe there should be fewer obstacles to starting a farm.
Every day, young farmers, ranchers and their supporters are mobilizing with NYFC to fight for the future of farming. We want you to join our powerful coalition and open-arms community, but we know your funds are limited! So in addition to representation in the capital, invitations to events, and staff support on starting a local […]
Greenhouse season is on, and we know you have some questions. Thanks to our friends at Johnny’s Selected Seeds, we’ve got answers. Head on over to our online Farmer Forum this week to ask any and all questions on seedling care, varieties, germination issues, planting, growing under cover,etc. On our newly launched Farmer Forum, we’re […]