USDA designates three counties in Rhode Island as a Primary Natural Disaster Areas

In a press releases issued September 8, 2016, The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated Providence, Bristol and Kent counties in Rhode Island as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in these counties … Continue reading

NOFA Summer Conference, August 12-14

Revitalize and recharge at the NOFA Summer Conference August 12-14 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA Experts will gather for one amazing weekend in August. Get your spot front and center in the Northeast’s organic movement. Join over 1200 organic growers, eaters … Continue reading

Tractor Safety for Women Workshop

Join Greg Breene, agricultural teacher, Future Farmers of America (FFA) Advisor and farmer at Breene Acres Farm. Greg will share his recommendations for safe operation and basic maintenance of farm tractors. Greg will introduce common tractor parts and tools. Participants will learn to safely … Continue reading

NOFA Summer Conference

August 12 – 14 UMass/Amherst Join people from across the Northeast and beyond for a three-day celebration of the grassroots organic movement. Here learning is a community action – with amazing farmers, presenters, seminars, workshops, food and fun. Immerse yourself … Continue reading