Farmer Stories & Opinion

We Are Excited About Beans

This article was originally published in the Greenhorns New Farmer’s Almanac, Volume V: Grand Land Plan, now available for order. Image by Molly Reeder, “Big Heirloom Bean Babies.” Grocery shelves of canned and bagged beans were the first to be

“I need to be farming. I need to be in the soil and doing this work.” Amara Ullauri, a 2020 Young Farmers grant recipient, remembers the exact moment they made this realization: in a college class about the History of

Farm Aid COVID-19 Farm Resilience Grantees

  COVID-19 has challenged our agricultural system in an unprecedented way. Young farmers and ranchers have shown an unparalleled resiliency. They are keeping food banks stocked, creating new CSAs, and trying out online markets. All that while still moving us

COVID-19 Farmer Stories: Haley Miyaoka, Honolulu, HI

  Haley Miyaoka owns and operates Ahiki Acres in Honolulu, HI, a quarter-acre diversified vegetable CSA, committed in mission to responsible land stewardship and increasing food security on Oahu. Haley is one of the many young farmers who has been

#NYFCconvergence 2018: Olivia Watkins

Olivia Watkins of Holly Springs, NC shares why she is joining the 100 young farmers heading to DC for our 4th Annual National Leadership Convergence this November 12th-15th. “Next week I will be going to the Capitol with 100 other

#NYFCconvergence 2018: Happy Family Ranch

Roberto Melendez of Happy Family Ranch in Midland, VA shares why he is joining the 100 young farmers heading to DC for our 4th Annual National Leadership Convergence this November 12th-15th. “My parents and I own and operate Happy Family

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