Audience: Producer/Rancher

WSU Bread Lab

Regional small grain value chains link local farmers, regional mills, and artisan bakers to consumers looking to support local food systems. Through the rise in popularity of artisan baking and craft brewing, the sector has enjoyed significant growth in the past decade. Identifying as ‘non-commodity’, these value chains prioritize diversified and regionalized markets, high quality grains, long term relationships between stakeholders, fair pricing, and skilled labor. The result is fresh, stone-milled specialty grain products…

Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative

This guide was created to as a resource to navigate the challenging circumstances sparked by COVID-19. Assistance from federal and state programs can make a difference for farmers in this crisis. Download the resource for an outline of current relief programs related to COVID-19 and how they apply to farmers….

CSA Innovation Network

This webinar takes a deep dive into some of the most popular software platforms for farm-specific sales, based on 2020 national farmer-survey findings. The featured speaker is Claire Strader, Organic Vegetable Educator for Dane County Extension & FairShare CSA Coalition. Claire presents on general eCommerce platforms as well as farm-specific software for CSA and direct sales! The presentation is followed by a farmer-to-farmer discussion….

Local Catch Network (University of Maine)

There are a lot of different types of tourism “trails,” from vineyards to bird watching hotspots. Oyster Trails are an emerging concept that combine food, agritourism, and shellfish farming. These trails have existed in the United States since at least the early 2000s, but have proliferated in recent years. Each Oyster Trail is unique, but most can be distinguished by two common features. First, does the Oyster Trail define routes or is it set…

CSA Innovation Network

This report synthesizes input from 170 respondents on 23 ecommerce platforms and highlights the nine most popular platforms used by the participating farmers. The report is layered, allowing readers to quickly assess each platform and then click into more detail as they choose, including written farmer profiles and farmer-led video tours of the platforms….

CSA Innovation Network

Join Corinna Bench of MyDigitalFarmer.com and Tessa DeMaster of Willow Haven Farm to learn best practices around how to build a strong early bird CSA sign-up campaign. Corinna will share her inspiring story and include recommendations on how to set up a marketing campaign that will get current CSA customers to make a financial commitment to the farm far in advance….

James Beard Foundation

Understanding food supply chains can be daunting even in the best of times, and even more so during a pandemic. For this webinar, Andrew Greene, chef Adrian Lipscombe, and A-dae Romero-Briones will use their experience in support services and work with farmers and chefs to shed some light on how COVID-19 has impacted how our food gets from the field to the kitchen….

Center for Environmental Farming Systems

The need for social distancing measures drastically changed operations at the Small Farm Unit at CEFS Field Research, Education, and Outreach Facility at Cherry Research Farm in Goldsboro, NC. With more than 5,000 transplants in the greenhouse at the Small Farm Unit, it became imperative to find solutions to maintain essential operations to not lose the crop. Thanks to creative thinking and technological innovation, they were able to prepare the field and transplant many…

Center for Environmental Farming Systems

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) is compiling resources related to COVID-19 for farmers markets. If you have suggestions for additional resources to be added, please email janie_hynson@ncsu.edu Find CEFS’ COVID-19 portal: cefs.ncsu.edu/covid-19…

Center for Environmental Farming Systems

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) is compiling resources related to COVID-19 for farmers and farmworkers. If you have suggestions for additional resources to be added, please email janie_hynson@ncsu.edu Find CEFS’ COVID-19 portal: cefs.ncsu.edu/covid-19…
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