Blog

Keep up with the latest policy news, USDA Funding Announcements, and food systems happenings in the Northeast.

Want to share a blog post from your corner of the Northeast sustainable farm and food movement? Contact Tracy Lerman at tracy@nesawg.org.
 

Mar 21, 2017

Nominations for Beginning Farmer and Rancher Committee and the Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers are due Friday March 31.

Mar 01, 2017

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is soliciting proposals for their Community Food Systems Conference.

Feb 14, 2017

The Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network connects and supports small meat processors helping them thrive.

Feb 14, 2017

The New England Grassroots Fund is offering the NESAWG community a special discount for the upcoming RootSkills Trainings

Feb 13, 2017

Learn the priority issues in the coming months and how you can get involved.

Feb 10, 2017

Welcome Tracy Lerman, NESAWG's newest Executive Director

Feb 07, 2017

Megan Lehnerd, a PhD student at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition, is conducting a study to learn more about why farmers choose to participate or not participate in Farmers’ Market Nutrition Incentive or Farm to School programs. $25 Gift Certificate for participating!

Feb 01, 2017

Proposals for the National Farm Viability Conference are due March 1st.

Jan 25, 2017

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is pleased to announce the posting of a final rule amending the organic livestock and poultry production requirements.

Jan 25, 2017

The Empire State Food and Agricultural Leadership Institute, also known as “LEAD New York”, is now accepting applications for its newest cohort, class 17.