Investing in small-scale agriculture is not always seen as a secure investment. Sharing the risk by using a split mortgage helped Blue Ox Organics farmers Lauren and Caleb Langworthy buy their land.
How do we cooperatively own and steward land for food sovereignty, soil and ecosystem health, community benefit, service to the watershed, and more? Agrarian Trust’s proposed method is a new form (legal, cultural, and financial) of land ownership to support land access for the next generation of farmers, and we make the path by walking it.
Agritopia – Pioneering Agrihood, Reclaiming Village Life Interviewing Joe Johnston – Phoenix, Arizona Agritopia is an urban farm and something of a modern village designed to flourish in suburban […]
Farmer Nic Koontz of Native Hill Farm in Fort Collins, Colorado is going to be able to have a long-term lease – likely 20 or 30 years – as a […]
A Tireless Crusader for Fair Labor on the Farm Jim Cochran calls himself a “persistent son-of-a-gun.” It’s an apt description, given his record. He’s the founder and general manager of […]
Across the country, continent and worldwide, urban agriculture is becoming a real solution for growers. Keep Growing Detroit aims to grow all of Detroit’s food within city limits and 596 […]
On Saturday, April 26th, in Berkeley, California, Wes Jackson spoke to a crowd gathered for Our Land Symposium where an audience of folks engaged in the work it will take […]
photographs by Jason Rydquist Amber Lippert and Jonah Bloch grow vegetables for a buyers club and some restaurants as Camas Swale Farm. Last year they grew for their 80 CSA […]
Anne and Dennis have a certified organic diversified vegetable farm in southeastern Wisconsin. They lease two acres for now, but their farm lies within a grander scheme of a cooperative […]
The future of every farm and ranch is uncertain. Drought, erosion, price fluctuation and other factors make farming a particularly precarious path to take. An entire generation of farmers, whose […]