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Upcoming Events

University of Vermont Horticulture Farm • October 10, 2015 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join this tour of medicinal plants at the University of Vermont Horticulture Farm.

Online webinar • October 15, 2015 1:00pm to 2:00pm

In this webinar, NOFA-VT staff will provide an overview of research on how institutions incorporate values in their local and regional purchasing programs and show the tools they created.

Organized by the Maine School Garden Network, the Maine Farm to School Network, FoodCorps Maine, and Maine Agriculture in the Classroom

Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, ME • October 19, 2015 8:00am to 4:30pm

Join us for a day-long conference on the challenges that farmers face in gaining access to farmland, as well as the tools and resources (both existing and imagined) to help improve access.

SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY • October 22, 2015 8:00am to 3:30pm

The third biennial North Country Food Day Youth Summit, hosted by GardenShare.

Updates from the Field

Jul 28, 2015

The USDA is planning a major refresh to the Conservation Stewardship Program, which rewards farmers for using sustainable practices. Help make this program work better for farmers in the Northeast!

Jul 28, 2015

The National Good Food Network, a project of the Wallace Center at Winrock International, is working to make fair, healthy, green food more affordable and accessible. Jeff Farbman, NGFN's coordinator, tells us how.

Jul 28, 2015

Despite the growing need for new farmers, student loan debt burden is keeping many young people from pursuing agriculture careers. Read about one possible solution to this problem.

Jun 05, 2015

Civil Rights Activist Shirley Sherrod to Deliver Keynote Address at annual NESAWG Conference