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A cooperative is both a type of business and an attitude.
So you want to raise beef cattle
Options to consider, setting goals, and thinking ahead.
Soergel Family Farms
Soergel Family Farms is near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beef sales are a recent addition to the farm's products.
Logan Family Farms
Logan Family Farms is in Irwin, Pennsylvania. Beef marketing is primarily through farmers markets.
Horn Farm and Restaurant
Horn and Farm Restaurant is a diversified organic operation in Bedford, Pennsylvania.
Highpoint Farm is a CSA in Trumansburg, New York.
Hedgeapple Farm sells grass-fed Black Angus beef in Buckeystown, Maryland.
Working with the processor
Information for the processor, planning to harvest, USDA facilities, packaging, and more.
Understanding beef labels
Labeling basics, labeling requirements, applying for labels, labeling examples, and more.
The Baltimore Farm Alliance
Lessons learned while building a farm alliance in Baltimore, MD.
Ginger: An ancient crop in the New World
Melissa Bahret of Old Friends Farm in Amherst, Massachusetts, saw that her greenhousewas sitting idle in the late spring and summer, after her vegetable starts were in the ground or sold to customers. She and her business partner, Casey Steinberg, were looking for new ways to use the space and to complement the flowers, salad […]
A guide for towns, institutions, and land trusts using or leasing farmland.
Marketing On-Farm Compost
This resource includes best practices for quality compost, and information on compost markets.
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.
A series of eight handbooks for new farmers or established producers seeking to transition to organic or improve their current practices. Print only; order from Chelsea Green.