Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

The Region's Food and Farm Network

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The only farm bill program serving farmers of color

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Upcoming Events

Skowhegan State Fairgrounds • July 30, 2016 9:00am

Attend this free summer festival celebrating artisan bread.

Cross Island Farms, 44301 Cross Island Rd, Wellesley Island, NY 13640 • July 30, 2016
12:45pm to 4:00pm

Learn from an innovative farmer about how she incorporated permaculture practices to create an edible forest garden.

4 Hanna Lane, Beacon, NY • July 30, 2016
4:00pm to 9:00pm

Celebrating local chef, local farm, local food and local music, join this feast of local meats, vegetables, drinks, and music in the Hudson Valley.

Breene Hollow Farm 21d Victory Highway, West Greenwich, RI • July 31, 2016
10:00am to 2:00pm

Free workshop on tractor safety

The Historic Home & Farm of Joseph Keith III, 775 Horseneck Rd, Westport, MA 02790 • July 31, 2016
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Attend this festival featuring restaurants that source from local farms in Southeastern Massachusetts, as well as beer, wine, and music.

Updates from the Field

Jul 01, 2016

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Jun 27, 2016

The USDA's Section 2501 Program is the agency's only farm bill program dedicated to addressing the needs of family farmers and ranchers of color. Applications are due July 29.

May 26, 2016

Last week the Senate Appropriations Committee passed their funding bill for USDA and FDA. Read what's in store for sustainable farm and food system priorities.

May 25, 2016

The House Education and Workforce Committee passed the 2016 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act amidst advocate and lawmaker concerns.