young farmers

TIVOLI, NY — The National Young Farmer’s Coalition (NYFC) applauds the USDA’s announcement today that the agency will offer microloans to farmers. This new loan program will enable Farm Service Agency officers to make loans up to $35,000 with half the paperwork of

In North Dakota, more big farms and fewer young farmers. Kenya wants to make farming cool. If you live in Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin, are in high school and want a $500 scholarship, get writing. Peter Naccarato asks gov’t to

Sweet Beet Farm is a small, 10-member CSA run by the husband-and-wife team of Nick and Amelia Neaton in Watertown, Minnesota (located 30 minutes west of Minneapolis).  Nick and Amelia are in their first year as a full-fledged farm operation

Melissa Ingaglio is the farm manager at Charlestown Farm, in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, about 40 minutes outside of Philadelphia.  Born in rural  Pennsylvania, she moved to New York City after high school to attend the New School for Urban Planning. While

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