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November 30, 2019November 30, 2019
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New Jersey Farm Service Agency Announces Loan Rates for December 2019

Price Support Loans Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) ProgramNew: Road tractors and propane storage tanks, when part of a grain drying system, are now eligible for FSFLs.  3   year loan – 1.625% 5   year loan – 1.625% 7   year loan – 1.750% 10 year loan – 1.875%  12 year loan – 1.875% FSFL Microloans are also...

Pills, Procedures or Plants
September 15, 2019September 15, 2019
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Pills, Procedures or Plants

Learn how changing What you Eat Can Transform Your Health and Combat Climate Change October 6, 2019 at 4 PM Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton NJ 08540

September 15, 2019September 15, 2019
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Upcoming Deadlines for Grant Applications

The SARE Farmer Rancher Grant is due December 5. The MN Dept. of Agriculture AGRI Grants: Crop Research Grants — November 26 Dairy Farm Improvement Grant — talk to MDA agent Beginning Farmer Farm Business Management Scholarships — talk to MDA agent Farm to Early Care and Education Grants — November 7 Farm to School Grants — November 7 Good Agricultural Practices/Good Handling Practices...

August 26, 2019August 26, 2019
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UNDERSTANDING ORGANIC FARMING – SEVEN POINTS by Eliot Coleman

1. Real organic farming is based on the creation and maintenance of a biologically active fertile soil. 2. Organic farming succeeds because of the benefits derived from that fertile soil. Successful production of pest-free plants and animals with active immune systems is a direct outcome of farming a biologically active fertile soil that scientific studies...

Why Food Matters More Than You Think: From Plate to Planet
August 12, 2019August 12, 2019
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Why Food Matters More Than You Think: From Plate to Planet

Food impacts everything, which is why changing the way we eat and working towards a new food system can be so powerful and far-reaching. Cooking at home used to be the norm but it’s become the exception. Food marketing has convinced us our kitchens are holding us hostage and that true freedom is convenience, found...

Shopping Guides to Farmers Markets
July 17, 2018July 17, 2018
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Shopping Guides to Farmers Markets

Farmers markets are thriving this time of year with many vendors and many consumers heading out the door to sell and purchase produce and goods. Not only are farmers markets excellent places to purchase items, they are also excellent places to meet your farmer.  There is no better way to make sure that the products...

Farm to Table Harvest Fest
September 28, 2017September 28, 2017
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Farm to Table Harvest Fest

This Sunday, October 1 from 12-6pm support your local community at Farm to Table Harvest Fest. Located behind Petrocks’ Liquors in Hillsborough, the event will feature veggies and meats from Dogwood and Martennette Farms.   Pit masters John Duke and Dave Kyle of Christopher Enterprises, will be roasting a pig.  Come for the farm-to-table buffet...

Tour de Farm: Sussex County
August 15, 2017August 15, 2017
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Tour de Farm: Sussex County

What is better than a bike ride through the countryside?  On September 3, at the Sussex County Fair Grounds, more than 1,300 participants are expected to  show their support of local farms by joining one of the offered biking routes.  Bike routes will take riders on a ride through the rolling hills of Sussex county...