Tag Archives: sustainable agriculture

20 Million Acres by 2020

When it comes to resiliency, cover crops are a no brainer! Although the temperatures are still cold outside, every farmer I know is busily planning their cropping season.  Whether it’s a vegetable grower firing up their greenhouse and anxiously awaiting … 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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Women in Sustainable Agriculture– Reflection from the National Conference

The VT Women’s Ag Network staff and several Vermont farmers traveled to Iowa last week for the National Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Women Food & Agriculture Network (WFAN).  The conference was three days packed with field … Continue reading

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