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The art and science of sustainable farming

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A local network of peers who openly share their skills and knowledge

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Formal apprenticeships for dairy graziers and vegetable growers

Join Us 2019 Conference

February 6-9, 2019
Lancaster County Convention Center
Lancaster, PA

Our mission

We're a community of farmers and supporters, focused on education and evidence-based research, for the purpose of building a more economically-just, environmentally-regenerative, and community-focused food system.

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Blog

6th Annual Dairy Dash Raises $10,000 for Sustainable Farming Education

Tue, September 18, 2018

By Lauren Smith A huge THANK YOU to the nearly 200 walkers and runners, and 19 sponsors, who joined us earlier this month at our 6th Annual Dairy Dash 5K and 1-Mile Memory Walk. Collectively, you raised more than $10,000 to support sustainable farming education through the Shon Seeley Legacy Fund! This funding fortifies our […]

Stuck in a Rut: Stagnant Organic Matter Levels at Bending Bridge Farm

Thu, August 23, 2018

By Dr. Franklin Egan, Director of Education This is the second installment of a blog series on soil health challenges and innovations revealed through three case studies that are part of our ongoing Soil Health Benchmark Study, a citizen-science project we began in Pennsylvania in 2016. Read the first installment: “Too Much of a Good […]

Pennsylvania is Setting an Example for the Nation

Wed, August 22, 2018

By Hannah Smith-Brubaker, Executive Director We laud Governor Tom Wolf’s plan to make Pennsylvania the nation’s leading organic state. During remarks last week at Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences’ Ag Progress Days, Gov. Wolf articulated a vision for agriculture in Pennsylvania that lists propelling the growth of organic agriculture as a top strategy.  “Demand […]

Too Much of a Good Thing: Compost Brings Phosphorus Challenges to Red Earth Farm

Fri, July 27, 2018

By Dr. Franklin Egan, PASA This is the first installment of a blog series on soil health challenges and innovations revealed through three case studies that are part of our ongoing Soil Health Benchmark Study, a citizen-science project we began in 2016. On a chilly day this past March, several members of our staff and […]

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Events

Starting a Farm: Paths Toward Farming as a Profession [CRAFT]

September 19, 2018

The Good Farm, 8112 Church Rd.
Germansville [Lehigh County], PA 18053 United States

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