Category Archives: Resources for Beginning Farmers

Keep Your Farm Buzzing–3 ways to encourage native pollinators this year

For most produce farmers, crop planning is done and the planting has begun (though still in the greenhouse for most Vermonters!).  But have you planned to support the creatures that can make or break your yields? Well, farm workers could … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Sign-Up: Deadline is March 15

Vermont agricultural employers need to make important decisions in the coming weeks regarding health insurance, as many plans that farmers and food businesses have relied on in the past will end on March 31. If your plan is ending, you … Continue reading

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Making Social Media Work in Sustainable Agriculture: 7 Lessons Learned

Since social media has quickly become a primary means of communication (i.e. 72% of all online adults now use social networking sites like Faceback, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) I’ve been conducting a professional development project for Extension educators in Vermont, Maine, … Continue reading

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