Author Archives: Mary Peabody

It’s time to gather together…

Right now, before the change of seasons really settles in make plans to attend the upcoming 4th National Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture. Registration is open and if you hurry you can still make the early bird registration deadline. … Continue reading

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Mechanizing your farm–yes, no, maybe?

I surveyed our Facebook friends a few days ago about future blog topics and a trend started to develop pretty quickly. It seems several of you have either smaller land holdings or some land that needs to be reclaimed and … Continue reading

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What Your Employees Don’t Know Will Hurt Your Business

This time of year many farmers and growers begin prepping for the market season. Before long, customers will be lining up at local farm stands and farmers’ markets ready to buy. Before the cash changes hands, however, many customers are … Continue reading

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