Category Archives: Quality of life

Surviving a Lifequake

By Mary Peabody Well, 2020 fell a little short of my expectations. And 2021 is likely to be just as unsettling. I hope that doesn’t come as a surprise to you. We are sailing in uncharted waters and no one … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Quality of life, Resources for Beginning Farmers, risk management | Comments Off on Surviving a Lifequake

Farming and parenting—a tough juggling act

Finding quality, affordable daycare affects young farmers and their ability to stay in agriculture. Continue reading

Posted in Culture and Society, Facts & Figures, Quality of life | Tagged , | Comments Off on Farming and parenting—a tough juggling act

Spotlight on Ansel Ploog, Flywheel Farm

Ansel Ploog manages Flywheel Farm in Woodbury, VT with Justin Cote where she grows organically certified vegetables and markets the produce wholesale and at their farmstand. When Ansel started the farm in 2013, she had little farm management experience but a … Continue reading

Posted in Business management, Culture and Society, Farmer Success Stories, Financial Management, Quality of life | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Spotlight on Ansel Ploog, Flywheel Farm