Good farmers, who take seriously their duties as stewards of Creation and of their land's inheritors, contribute to the welfare of society in more ways than society usually acknowledges, or even knows. These farmers produce valuable goods, of course; but they also conserve soil, they conserve water, they conserve wildlife, they conserve open space, they conserve... Read More »
Are you a law student who wants to help shape the local and sustainable food system? Well, you are in luck! Farm Commons is currently accepting applications for a summer 2016 intern. Please see below for more information and how to apply, and feel free to pass on to anyone who might be interested!
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Take Five with Ingrid Hannan, Urban Eden Farm, Spokane, Wa
This interview is the first in our series “Take Five: The Face of our Food.”. These 5 questions are a quick snapshot of the motivation, challenges, aspirations, and diversity of farmers around the country. Interested in being featured in our series? Email laura@... Read More »
Here at Farm Commons, we have a passion for the law. Well, okay, we admit our education and outreach manager, Laura, is still working on developing that passion. Laura's non-lawyer perspective helps us realize how the law can be a bit dry for some folks. We respond by making our guides and tutorials engaging with stories, graphics, real-life examples, and plain language.
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Hi everyone! It’s Laura here. I’m writing to you from New York, where the leaves are just beginning to change colors and the briskness of fall is detectable in the early mornings. Fall has always been a favorite season of mine, and it still evokes that feeling of a “fresh start” leftover from my school days. I find the season to be a bit electric.
This fall is an exciting period of new... Read More »
This story comes from a member of the Farm Commons community who wanted to share her experience in the hopes that it would help others achieve success in their farm businesses. Please note, we have changed names and identifying details in this story to protect the privacy of the farmer, but email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to learn more... Read More »
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