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Online Farming Courses for Everyone!

Interactive 5-7-week courses connect you to the information and people you need to start a successful farm business or diversify your farm. Click here to view the course catalogue.

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Programs for Farmer Veterans

Veterans often encounter unique obstacles when considering entering into farming. Read about the resources and training we’re offering to military veterans at our Northeast Beginning Farmers Project Website

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Looking for Events?

Field Days? Workshops? Conferences? Our brand new events calendar lets you search by region, so you can find events in your own community. Click here!

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Starting a Farm?

Do you need help turning your farm dream into action? The self-guided tutorials in our “Plan Your Farm” Hub walk you through drafting the foundation for your business plan. Get started right here!

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Podcast: Making a Livestock Farm Work

Rebecca Thistlethwaite, the author of “The New Livestock Farmer,” was recently interviewed by Chris Blanchard on his “Farmer to Farmer” podcast about her experiences raising livestock and direct marketing it in California. The podcast details how to solve the logistics of raising animals and direct marketing on leased land. Listen here to get some valuable tips for … Read More

Small Farm Quarterly Seeks Article & Photo Submissions

The Cornell Small Farms Program is seeking articles and cover photography for its print publication, the Small Farm Quarterly, which is offered four times a year and reaches over 31,000 readers in New York and the Northeast US. The quarterly is offered as a supplement to Country Folks and is produced by Lee Publications. Farmers, … Read More

Farmers’ Guide to Applying for the Value-Added Producer Grant Program

  The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) has released an updated version of its annual Farmers’ Guide to Applying for the Value-Added Producer Grant Program, a unique resource that walks farmers through the program’s application requirements, including a step-by-step description of the application and ranking processes. Recognizing that applying for federal grants can be challenging, even … Read More