We’ve cooked up a fresh batch of farm news and stews
for you to enjoy before, during or after your holiday break. Taste
from these offerings:
- Traditional crops, communal work events and a keen entrepreneurial
spirit characterize a husband-wife organic farm in Taos, New Mexico
– complete with their own restaurant.
- The fields are frozen but food is still flowing from this New
Jersey CSA. Managing humidity and temperature lets the farmers
provide a second season of root crops and squash supplemented
by fresh greenhouse produce.
- Women in Senegal’s rural villages are often key to soil
erosion management projects that are critical to restoring productive
capacity during dry times.
- A training course and work experience with a master organic
dairyman helped a Wisconsin farmworker transition to farming on
his own. He's pleased with his start in pasture-based dairying
made with the active help of his wife and family.
- Learn what farmers are looking for in seed development, and
the big questions that should be shaping the crop varieties that
will be sustainable in the future.
- Find out how farmers are acquiring land access through partnering
with CSA members and a local land trust, helped along by a $25,000
anonymous gift and a vision for “safe vegetables grown on
a beautiful organic farm.”
- And more…Fresh today from The New Farm...
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in the midst of your year-end reflections and New Year resolutions.