Good Food Farmers Network Guide
A Guide to Sharing Farm Equipment
Sowing the Seeds of Justice Food Manual
Scaling Up Pastured Livestock Production
Racial Equity Toolkit
Guild by association: Partnership grant organizes Maryland cheesemakers
Although consumer demand for local Maryland artisanal and farmstead cheeses is high, state regulatory hurdles have created significant barriers for this emerging industry. Working with Ginger Myers, agricultural marketing specialist with the University of Maryland Extension, a committed group of farmstead cheese producers and agriculture support specialists teamed up to form the Maryland Cheesemakers’ Guild […]
Backpack Sprayers for Small-Scale Farms
Backpack sprayers are a boon to farmers on small acreage, but not all sprayers are created equal. Video series.
Assessing the Economic Impacts of Regional Food Hubs: the Case of Regional Access
This report assesses the economic impact of food hubs on the distribution and sale of local foods.
The Baltimore Farm Alliance
Lessons learned while building a farm alliance in Baltimore, MD.
A guide for towns, institutions, and land trusts using or leasing farmland.
Fair Trade Strategy for Northeast “Eco-Growers”
For Northeast apple farmers it was a matter of survival. Facing a perfect storm of rising land, oil and labor prices, along with fierce competition from China and Chile, the apple farmers needed to find new revenue streams fast. They began a collaboration with Red Tomato, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization that helps connect consumers to […]
Large-Scale Help for Small-Scale Farmers
Lydia Sisson had worked on farms before, but when it came to taking the next step—going into business for herself—she hesitated, unsure of how to navigate the complexities of acquiring land, keeping the books, analyzing the market and more. But after taking a business training course through the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project in early […]
Farmers Market Managers Training Manual
This comprehensive training resource provides tools for market managers to be effective and to overcome common obstacles they face.