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Brooklyn Grange
Brooklyn Grange
Ben Flanner has an engineering background. After a work trip to Australia, and visiting farms on weekends, Ben realized he did not want to spend his life behind a desk.
Caretaker Farm
Caretaker Farm
Don Zasada and Bridget Spann met in Chile while volunteering in a rural village. After living in Boston, the two wanted to move away from the city and find a long-term farming situation.
Diggers’ Mirth
Diggers’ Mirth
Diggers’ Mirth is an 11-acre collaborative farm located on the Intervale, a farm incubator in Vermont. The incubator aims to remove start-up barriers that challenge new farmers, such as access to land and training.
Elmer Farm
Elmer Farm
In looking for land, Spencer and Jennifer Blackwell had two priorities: soil quality and cost. “Soil type is what I was really going for,” Spencer says. “Good, workable soil.” Elmer Farm matched their needs.
Full and By Farm
Full and By Farm
In many ways, James Graves and Sara Kurak, owners of Full and By Farm, represent the typical beginning farmers of the new food movement. The process of finding land was not a quick one.
Greenfield Berry Farm
Greenfield Berry Farm
Daniel Greenfield became a farmer because of his love of nature. “That’s where it all stems from,” he explains. Daniel and his wife Michele partnered with a national park to create a pick-your-own berry farm.
Growing Veterans
Growing Veterans
Civilian volunteers and veterans work alongside each other to grow organic produce to sell at a Seattle hospital farmer’s market. Growing Veterans aims to empower veterans through sustainable agriculture.
Hillen Homestead
Hillen Homestead
Maya Kosok has been farming her two plots of city-owned land for several years through the Baltimore Adopt-A-Lot program, and is in the process of signing a five-year lease agreement.
Natick Community Organic Farm
Natick Community Organic Farm
The Natick Community Organic Farm (NCOF) in Natick, Massachusetts, has been operating successfully on 27 acres of town-owned land for more than 40 years.
Pine Island Community Farm
Pine Island Community Farm
Having fled their home countries, New Americans in Vermont had difficulty obtaining fresh goat meat and vegetables from their own countries.