Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

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The Northeast Region's Food and Farm Network
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Upcoming Events

Next Barn Over Farm 15 Lawrence Plain Rd. Hadley, MA • September 12, 2015 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Good food, music and company in solidarity with the work of Gardening the Community (GTC) and Next Barn Over Farm.

Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, MA • September 20, 2015 11:00am to 5:00pm

Boston Local Food Festival is a free outdoor festival that showcases farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from New England.

Flywheel Farm, 588 VT-14, Woodbury, VT, 05681 • September 22, 2015 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join Ansel Ploog and Justin Cote of Flywheel Farm as they discuss how they started their farm

Chicago, IL • September 25, 2015 2:30pm to September 27, 2015 2:30pm

The Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative (GFJI) 2015 Gathering will be held in Chicago, IL, in partnership with Growing Power, Inc. We are excited for the opportunity to explore this year’s theme, "H.E.A.L. Our Food System,” with a variety of local community organizations and growers. Please also join the pre-conference ILFT Dismantling Racism Training form Sept 23-25.

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

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