The Field Guide to the New American Foodshed is designed to help those entrepreneurs and their advisors find and use relevant business development information from this new territory of local and regional food markets.
The Technical Assistance Pool is an accumulation of specialists who have skills and/or expertise they would like to share with beginning and transitioning farmers to improve the economic viability of sustainable farms in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.
New England Greenhouse Update is a resource for commercial growers of greenhouse crops and flowers. University Extension Specialists contribute pest messages and other information to this website from current observations at greenhouses in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.
A website with basic, science backed information to assist beekeepers in maintaining healthy, productive honey bees, not only in New York but in surrounding states. It includes PDF's, video links and text.
The Farm Locator is a great place to locate a farm in your area-but it will soon be a great place for farmers and businesses to match-make with each other. We're adding restaurants, retail stores, institutional buyers and other food businesses interested in purchasing produce from local farmers.
The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) links Extension educators from across the U.S. and various disciplines, enabling them to use and share resources to reduce the impact of disasters. From food safety to field safety, from physical to psychological, and from government to community development, EDEN has resources you can use.
The Vermont Agriculture Land Access Database, otherwise known as the Vermont LAD. If you are a farmer or aspiring farmer who is looking for land, farms, or farm employment opportunities, LAD can be one of the many tools you can use to aid in your search.
Farm families risk losing their farms when estate and farm succession planning is nonexistent or stalled. Everyone has a plan, whether default or intentional. The default plan is designed by the state law where the farm family lives and the property is located. The intentional plan is one designed by farm families to carry out their wishes.