Food for Others currently has established relationships with several Virginia farms, including Hollins Farm in Delaplane, Virginia, where a team of 10 or more volunteers do weekly orchard gleanings in season. Read more

LANCASTER, Pa. — American food traditions like barbecue, sweet potatoes, rice, gumbo, chile peppers and roasted peanuts have origins in African food culture, says food historian Michael Twitty. He should know. He studies every detail about food, including its historic and cultural lineage. H… Read more

Sarah Wentzel-Fisher emceed a recent Zoom meeting hosted by the New Agrarian Program Quivira Coalition based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, about offering apprenticeship on a farm. Julie Sullivan, facilitator of training for the Quivira New Agrarian Program, presented. Read more

While she wasn’t ready to shout her news from the rooftops, Kathleen Noble was more than ready to stand before a crowd of more than 200 farm folks to confidently say, “Dairy is off to a better start this year than last year. Margins have improved to about $10.58 per hundredweight, which is a dollar more than last year, and the highest since 2014. And grain markets are relatively static.” Read more

Last year we saw images of farmland underwater everywhere. And, according to the USDA statistics, median farm income earned by farm households was forecast to be in the red, i.e., underwater. Bren Smith’s operation started out underwater and will remain there for the foreseeable future, because he farms the sea. Read more