Workshop 1. Organizing a Community Farm in Your Town (audio) & Workshop 3. Educational Programs on Community Farms (audio)
Listen to the audio from the 2009, January 17 NOFA/Mass Winter Conference Track on Community Farms.
Let’s Propagate Community Farms by Ben Grosscup
From NOFA/Mass News, November – December 2008
Interested in Starting a Community Farm in Town? by Ben Grosscup
From NOFA/Mass News, January – February 2009
“Why should farmers be conservationists? Or maybe I had better ask why are good farmers conservationists? “Read more … http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/200205/land2.asp
Recommended reading for those who care about community farming and local food! Purchase the books through the Amazon.com links provided and a percentage goes to the Lexington Community Farm Coaltion!
This article was very timely: published on the Sunday before Lexington Town Meeting vote to purchase Busa Farm. In her presentation to Town Meeting during the discussion period, Janet Kern referred to this article with the subheading “A wave of interest in green living, community agriculture has area youths (and their parents) flocking to pitch in”
Parade magazine recently covered school gardening programs, including some programs by the National Gardening Association.