A traditional Midwestern farm that raised 350 acres of field crops and milked 50 cows a day has successfully converted to a small vegetable growing and farm market business over the past 26 years.
Precaution and prevention are key factors in making sure your farm is properly insured and protected against claims. Mark Epple, a Michigan Farm Bureau Insuranc... more
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) made available $27 million in grants to fund projects designed to s... more »
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking comments on a proposal for a new industry-funded research and promotion program. The proposed Org... more »
The University of California Small Farm Program and UC Cooperative Extension advisors in four California regions are working with local partners to or... more »
Eden Valley Growers (EVG), a farmer-owned cooperative and the owner/operator of the Western NY Food Hub, will host an information session on how techn... more »
A new company has been formed to connect facets of the organic produce community through education, information and live events. Matt Seeley, former v... more »
Because many farm markets have been in business for generations, you might have customers who visit because their parents did before. By further devel... more »
In 2016, many farmers' markets participating in both the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive and Farmers Market Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Prog... more »
As this season’s temperatures begin to cool down, Ocean Mist Farms is planning for its artichokes, known as Frost Kissed artichokes.
Artichokes a... more »
Ron Goldy was waiting in his dentist’s office one day when a video playing in the corner caught his eye. The video was high-definition, with no narr... more »
More than 160 passengers from across the U.S. and Canada departed from the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Dec. 5 for a day-long tour. Th... more »