What Kinds of Programs are Funded by the Farm Bill?
Sophie Ackoff is a beginning farmer and food activist currently apprenticing at Glynwood Farm in the Hudson Valley. Her blog posts help to bring some of the programs that are funded by the Farm Bill to life. What does it mean to really support young farmers? Everything from field trips, flexible trainings, and a community-based approach that matches experienced farmers with new growers. Follow the links below to read more:
- Pioneering Latino Farmer Training in Louisiana
- A Holistic Management Approach Improves the quality of life for beginning women farmers
- Thanks to farm bill funding, The Land Stewardship Project is helping farmers grow farmers