From Thea Maria Carlson, on the Biodynamics blog:
Young farmers tour the greenhouse at Farmer John's
“This weekend, over 70 young farmers and farming enthusiasts came together for two days of inspiration and connection at Angelic Organics Farm and Learning Center in Caledonia, Illinois. As coordinator of the Biodynamic Association’sBiodynamic Initiative for the Next Generation (BING), I spearheaded the organizing of the event, with help from Upper Midwest CRAFT, Angelic Organics Farm and Learning Center, and several other young farmers.
Traveling from as far as Colorado, Ontario, and Missouri to the convergence in northern Illinois, participants gathered Saturday afternoon for an opening circle followed by a walking tour of Angelic Organics Farm with the farm’s famed founder, Farmer John Peterson (star of “The Real Dirt on Farmer John”). Continue reading
From the Greenhorn’s “The Irresistable Fleet of Bicycles” blog:
Picture via Greenhorns blog
“Cricket Creek Farm is a small grass-based dairy in Western Massachusetts. We make several award-winning cheeses from the milk of our registered herd of Brown Swiss and Jersey cows (currently milking about 20 cows).
In addition to the cheese, we sell raw milk from our farm store. We also raise pigs and beef, as well as chickens for eggs. We have a bakery located on the farm that supplies the store with fresh bread, cookies, granola, and other baked goods.
We are a member of Berkshire Grown and sell cheese to many shops & restaurants in the Berkshires. Continue reading
The Greenhorns are being evicted from their current NY State farmland; maybe you know where they could move. Read all about it:
Going up the country... on the road again. Greenhorns photo
“Smithereen Farm is still looking for a new farm location. We have had a lot of conversations, but no match yet. We’d like to stay in the Hudson Valley, preferably near a train station. Continue reading