Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

The Region's Food and Farm Network

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The Northeast Region's Food and Farm Network
12 States
500+ Organizations
Collaborating for Change
 

Upcoming Events

Centre County Grange Fairgrounds, Centre Hall • August 6, 2015 to August 7, 2015

This two-day in-depth learning experience will dive into practical and effective practices to build and maintain soil health on your farm.

Building 25, Grange Fairgrounds, 169 Homan Lane, Centre Hall, PA • August 8, 2015

Come and listen to Editor of The Organic and Non-GMO report, Ken Roseboro's talk, “Growing opportunities in the Non-GMO Market,” at GMO Free PA’s annual meeting.

Vermont • August 3, 2015 to August 9, 2015

Open Farm Week is August 3-9, 2015, and we hope that you will join us! Building off of the success of our 2014 Open CSA Farm Day, NOFA-VT is partnering with several organizations from around the state with the plan of expanding both the scope and the length of the event.

Join the National Incubator Farm Training Initiative in a conversation with leaders from three Incubator Farm Projects from across the country about the policies and guidelines that define, direct and reinforce their work.

Walk the fields with Sue Scheufele from the UMass Extension Vegetable Team and Farmer Zannah to identify common vegetable pests and discuss organic controls. Perfect for a backyard farmer or beginner gardener. Co-presented by UMass Extension.

Updates from the Field

Jun 05, 2015

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

May 15, 2015

Organic Certification Cost Share Funds are now available to certified organic producers. Northeastern farmers and ranchers stand to benefit.

Apr 27, 2015

Congress could give a big boost to farm to school efforts in the Northeast if they include the Farm to School Act of 2015 in this year's Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act. Read on to learn why.

Apr 27, 2015

One in five people work to grow, process, pack, sell and serve the food we eat. The Food Chain Workers Alliance, and their network of worker justice groups across the country, is working to ensure they are part of the vision for a sustainable food system.