"Middle Tennessee farmland once fed Nashville, and it will again. As a peak year-end event fostering this change, the Tennessee Local Food Summit December 5-7, 2014 will be held at Vanderbilt University. Sponsored by Vanderbilt Health and Wellness, it will feature Nashville’s best chefs offering...Read More
FROM THE NSAC BLOG: "Today marks the release of NSAC’s 2014 Grassroots Guide to Federal Farm and Food Programs – a free digital resource to help farmers, conservationists, entrepreneurs, researchers, and rural and urban community groups navigate federal programs that can help them build a...Read More
There is approximately $5,000 available for Tennessee State University for “mentor” farmers. Contact Ms.Leslie Speller-Henderson, the interim program leader of FCS program who has information for all applicants.
From Urban Green Lab - "Come watch "Fresh," a documentary about sustainable agriculture, which profiles farmers, activists and entrepreneurs who are changing America's food system". RSVP More about the film...Read More
In Fairfield Iowa. "Join Women, Food and Agriculture Network for our 2014 annual conference, Women Doing Democracy: Building Grassroots Coalitions to Grow Healthy Food and Farming in Your Community. The conference will kick-off with registration at 10 a.m. Friday, November 14, and end Saturday, November...Read More
“This course is intended to improve your understanding of GAPs to guide assessment of risks and implementation of practices to reduce risks on fresh produce farms. Taking this course will not result in your farm being “GAPs Certified”. GAPs certification is done by a third party (e.g. USDA, Primus, Global GAP) and involves the successful completion of an on-farm audit.”
Join Tennessee Organic Growers Association and Local Experts & Educators, Jason Adkins and Wade Archer for a lecture &/or fully hands-on workshop on Aquaponics! on Friday (lecture) Oct. 17 and/or Saturday (hands-on and fully in!) workshop October 18th at Trevecca University.
From Windy Acres Farm: We are dispersing our flock of registered Katahdin hair sheep. We have ewes, rams, and spring lambs for sale. These Katahdin sheep have been raised on this farm. They eat certified USDA-certified organic pastures of diverse forages (not just fescue), are frequently rotated...Read More