Category Archives: Resources for Beginning Farmers

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

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Federal Coronavirus Assistance Program (CFAP2) Expands to More Crops

The Farm Service Agency (FSA) began taking applications for CFAP2 on Monday, September 21. The program will end on December 11, 2020. Close to $14 billion dollars has been made available to fund this effort. The program has expanded to … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Birch Rise Farm

By Suzy Hodgson “I was surprised that I could raise animals especially pigs and not feel terrified.  I’d grown up outside of Detroit so this experience was way outside my comfort zone,” says Kate Osgood, co-owner of Birch Rise Farm … Continue reading

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