Farmer Resources

No matter what your level of farming—from aspiring to beginning to experienced—NOFA-NY offers a range of resources and educational events to meet your needs.

 

Cornell Cooperative Extension offers a comprehensive guide for navigating the various dimensions of agricultural business including basics of financing, taxes, planning, marketing, grants, climate and soil considerations and more. A great place to start.

 

 

NOFA-Vermont supports farmers as the foundation of our working lands, local economies and agricultural heritage.  By growing organic agriculture, we foster the ecologically based management of our food production, while expanding businesses.

 

 

 

Draft Power Teamster School Scholarships Available

EFI is happy to be able to provide small scholarships for farmers wishing to attend Donn Hewes Teamster Training School in Marathon, NY.  Scholarships will range from $100-$200 depending on student’s level of demonstrated commitment to working with draft power in farming.

Dates and content of training can be found here: http://www.teamsterschool.com/tuition-and-accomodation/

Email essexfarminstitute@gmail.com for more details.