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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

Thank You!

Thu, February 28, 2019

Thanks to all who attended and supported our 28th Annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference, making it one for the record books. Nearly 1,900 farmers, food system professionals, and sustainable agriculture supporters gathered to learn, share, and connect at our new venue in Lancaster, PA. While many of you have attended our annual conferences for more than […]

First-Ever PA Farm Bill Strives to Grow & Protect Farmers

Wed, February 20, 2019

By Hannah Smith-Brubaker, Executive Director On February 14th, at a dairy farm in Dauphin County, I had the great pleasure of attending Governor Tom Wolf’s release of the first-of-its kind Pennsylvania Farm Bill. Gov. Wolf’s plan aims to “invest more than $24 million in Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry to grow opportunities and resources, remove barriers to […]

Quiet Creek Speaks Volumes

Thu, December 27, 2018

PASA volunteer Lisa Grazan shares her experience attending our workshop “Transition Truths: Taking Over an Established Farm Business,” hosted by Quiet Creek Herb Farm & School of Country Living. The workshop was part of our CRAFT event calendar. Seeking a place to plant roots, raise a family, and put their education and experience to good use, […]

Farm Bill (Mostly) a Triumph for Sustainable Agriculture

Fri, December 14, 2018

The 2018 bipartisan farm bill passed by Congress this week makes critically needed investments in sustainable agriculture. Among other beneficial outcomes for farmers and food producers, once signed into law by the President the bill will: provide mandatory funding to support the development of regional food economies and market data initiatives focused on organic production; […]

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Events

Tractor Safety

April 5, 2019

SAI Farm, 377 E Malden Dr
Coal Center, PA 15423 United States

How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms

April 6, 2019

Woodland Jewel Mushrooms, 28 Bertolet School Road
Spring City, PA 19475 United States

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