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.

Jan 18, 2017

The newly reinvented Conservation Stewardship Program sign up period is now open. Farmers must sign up by February 3rd to be considered for the 2017 funding cycle.

Jan 09, 2017

Read about the 2016 It Takes a Region Conference in Hartford this past November!

Jan 05, 2017

USDA released the results of the 2015 Local Food Marketing Practices Survey. NESAWG breaks down the results for our region!

Jan 05, 2017

The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York is offering retreat grants for nonprofit organizations from May 29- June 2. Applications are due January 30th.

Jan 03, 2017

USDA is seeking public input for the Food Safety Outreach Program.

Dec 19, 2016

The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is a federal competitive grants program that supports projects that enhance the sustainability of farming. Applications for the Administrative Council and Technical Committee due 1/17/2017.

Dec 09, 2016

Submit your application to travel to the Youth Ag Summit in Brussels!

Dec 08, 2016

Present at the 35th Annual CT NOFA Winter Conference - the event where farmers, foodies, gardeners, landscapers, and community leaders come together to learn innovative practices, share ideas, and network with other organic fans!

Oct 05, 2016

Submissions of citations for the fourth edition of Michigan State University's Center for Regional Food Systems's Annotated Bibliography of Structural Racism in the Food System are requested by October 30, 2016.