Saturday, March 2, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.…
Added by Liz Carollo on February 22, 2013 at 7:55am — No Comments
Highfields Center for Composting is positioned well to support the Vermont food system. We are recruiting a new Executive Director as described in this link. Please let us know of your interest or share this link with the job announcement with anyone you think offer strong operational management and could help lead our important work.
Added by Mari Omland on January 16, 2013 at 12:14pm — No Comments
I have just produced a new calendar with photographs of Milking Devon cattle. It can be seen and purchased in my Cafe Press store at
Added by Lawrence Gilley on January 11, 2013 at 8:57pm — No Comments
We’ve been telling the story of North Country Sustainability Center for nearly two years. Finally we put it in a YouTube storybook. Check it out, please.
NCSC, as we call it, is a innovative incubator that builds communities by allowing the development of the skills that have long been there. Traditional skills such as carpentry, sewing, cooking and farming are being rediscovered, but in…Continue
Added by Patricia Stewart on May 16, 2012 at 10:06am — No Comments
A decade ago, Glynwood created the Harvest Awards to honor farmers, organizations, and businesses across the nation for innovation and leadership in support of sustainable agriculture and regional food systems. To celebrate a decade of excellence in the field, this year…Continue
Added by Geralyn Delaney Graham on April 4, 2012 at 8:20pm — No Comments
The only Northeast meeting of the House Ag Committee about the 2012 Farm Bill will be in Saranac Lake, NY.
More information available here:
Please consider attending from ME, MA, CT, RI, VT and NH.
Email me, Doug Butdorf (email@example.com) if you are interested in housing in the area. We can probably find you a guest room or…Continue
Added by Doug Butdorf on March 2, 2012 at 11:01am — No Comments
Added by Molly Hooper on February 15, 2012 at 5:35pm — No Comments
It’s so frustrating to see so many stories about people feeling hopeless, homes being lost, and buildings being vandalized. The media, the people, and even the government calling for ways to make things better, and yet we sit. Here we have an idea that can light a candle for many people, locally and nationally, but it’s not “out of the box enough,” and too small scale for others to consider.
What if “outside of the box,” is not what hasn’t been invented yet, but those things we let…Continue
Added by Patricia Stewart on February 15, 2012 at 1:22pm — No Comments
I decided to have a seed giveaway on my blog to encourage non-gardeners to get growing.
This is a copy of that post. I hope you'll share it with your friends.
Added by Alicia Ghio on February 13, 2012 at 5:31pm — No Comments
The Accokeek Foundation is seeking applicants for the 2012 Ecosystem Farm Apprenticeship Program. The Ecosystem Farm is an eight acre organic farm located on the banks of the Potomac River in Accokeek, Maryland, and serves as an hands-on training and education facility for sustainable…Continue
Added by Accokeek Foundation on January 30, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments
A N N O U N C E M E N T from Glynwood President Search Committee
Job Position: President (chief executive) of Glynwood Center, Inc.
Submission Deadline: February 10, 2012
Glynwood Center, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier nonprofit organizations in the field of sustainable agriculture and rural community development. We are now seeking a new…Continue
Added by Geralyn Delaney Graham on January 5, 2012 at 2:56pm — No Comments
North Country Sustainability Center, Inc. just agreed to lease a retired elementary school in Ashburnham, MA as our temporary home base. This will allow us to start offering programs, make local food and art pieces available for sale, and build the long term goal of creating a very exciting project.
What does NCSC do for anyone else? Well, to start with, we're a regional operation, so we are open to working with and helping anyone who has a dream to start a small business that…
Added by Patricia Stewart on November 16, 2011 at 4:37pm — No Comments
Added by Annie on October 22, 2011 at 2:31pm — No Comments
With the news all full of frustration and anger, is it possible that a dream can still come true?
I hope so, because we have a unique chance to make it happen. But it will take a little help from a lot of people.
Since I started in the field of local food and environmental education I had an image of reusing an old building to create a place where farms could sell their food, consumers could purchase high quality locally grown food and a community could come…Continue
Added by Patricia Stewart on October 20, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments
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New Program Kicks Off Social Networking Program
North Country Sustainability Center, Inc. (NCSC) wants to raise people’s…Continue
Added by Patricia Stewart on August 31, 2011 at 3:04pm — No Comments
Attention: Sustainable Farmers and Farm
Up to 67 acres of prime farmland will soon be available for lease in Northampton, MA. Interested farmers please apply.
The non-profit organization, Grow Food Northampton, Inc. (www.growfoodnorthampton.com) has purchased 120 acres of farmland in Florence, MA to create the Northampton Community Farm. Grow Food Northampton intends to…
Added by Annie on July 25, 2011 at 1:46pm — No Comments
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Added by Kate Morneau on June 12, 2011 at 10:33pm — No Comments
Attention: Sustainable Farmers and Farm
The non-profit organization, Grow Food Northampton, Inc. will lease up to 67 acres of prime farmland in Florence, MA for fall 2011 and/or early 2012 to farmers who share our vision of sustainable community farming. Our vision…
Added by Annie on June 2, 2011 at 5:57am — No Comments