Call for Abstracts for North American Agroforestry Conference

On behalf of the Association for Temperate Agroforestry (www.aftaweb.org), we invite interested persons to submit abstracts for the 14th North American Agroforestry Conference via email to: agroforestry2015@gmail.com. Deadline to submit your abstract is March 1st 2015. Continue reading ‘Call for Abstracts for North American Agroforestry Conference’

Hungry Turtle Weekend

Come join us for our January Hungry Turtle Weekend! Learn about sustainable living and land stewardship by connecting with farmers, chefs, educators, and more. There are a number of free events as well as paid workshops, and opportunities to eat great food and see amazing art. Bring your family and friends and spend an inspiring weekend in Amery, WI.  January 9-10. Continue reading ‘Hungry Turtle Weekend’

A Series of Workshops in Biodynamic Agriculture

Biodynamic Agriculture is a type of organic agriculture that strives to create adiverse and balanced ‘farm organism’ that provides for itself. Free introductory session on January 9, 2015. Continue reading ‘A Series of Workshops in Biodynamic Agriculture’

Sustainable Agriculture/Outreach Specialist for NCAT

If you have education and experience in agriculture, communications, marketing, and food policy, then National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is interested in you! We are seeking a sustainable agriculture/outreach specialist for our Jackson, Mississippi, office. Apply by December 14, 2014. Continue reading ‘Sustainable Agriculture/Outreach Specialist for NCAT’

Apprentice Farmer Program at Michigan State University North Farm

The North Farm at the Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MI is now accepting applications for three new “Apprentice” farmers. This incubator program is designed to support new farmers launch a successful farm business by providing resources and support including access to land, infrastructure, market development and on-farm technical advising. Continue reading ‘Apprentice Farmer Program at Michigan State University North Farm’

Agricultural Specialist, Meat Inspector Position in NE MN

This position will be based out of the inspector’s home office and will cover the Northeastern Minnesota region. The position will be headquartered centrally in the Cloquet area. Specifically, the position will be responsible for inspections in Itasca, Pine, Koochiching, St. Louis, Carlton, Lake and Cook counties.  Apply by December 15, 2014. Continue reading ‘Agricultural Specialist, Meat Inspector Position in NE MN’

Integrated Forest Farming

This forest gardening presentation will focus on site assessment, resilient plant systems, poly-culture design, and assembling the best species suited for each participant’s property. More information: http://southwoodscenter.com/IFGWorkshop.html Continue reading ‘Integrated Forest Farming’



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