Young Farmers Around the World: Tanzania's MVIWATA Organization Supports Local Farmers

As we build businesses, organize ourselves, and feed the country, we can look to other farmers around the world for inspiration and models of success.  Here is one such story. The United Republic of Tanzania, located in East Africa, is best known for hosting Africa’s largest mountain, Kilimanjaro, and for its rich coffee trade, but […]

Expanding Meat Processing Options for Beginning Farmers

A recent report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) raises important questions about the availability of slaughterhouses and processing plants for local meat producers and “…the extent to which these may constrain or support growth in demand for locally sourced meats.”  The report looks at the types, locations, number, and other […]