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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

Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship: Q&A with Gay Rodgers & Jess Matthews

Fri, October 12, 2018

We asked Master Grazier Gay Rodgers and Apprentice Jess Matthews from Hameau Farm in Belleville, PA about their experience participating in Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship. Learn more about this farmer training program and how you can get involved here.  Master grazier: Gay Rodgers, Hameau Farm Why did you choose to become a master grazier? I like sharing what I […]

Exploring Connections Between Soil Health & Nutrition at Blackberry Meadows Farm

Thu, September 20, 2018

By Dr. Franklin Egan, Director of Education This is the third 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 previous installments: “Too Much of a Good Thing: […]

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

Tue, September 18, 2018

By Lauren Smith, Director of Development 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 […]

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 […]

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Events

Pigs on Pasture, Hogs in Hedgerows

October 23, 2018

Blackberry Meadows Farm, 7115 Ridge Road
Natrona Heights, PA 15065 United States

Natural Soap Making

October 26, 2018

Quiet Creek Herb Farm, 93 Quiet Creek Lane
Brookville, PA 15825 United States

How to Use Mobile High Tunnels

November 8, 2018

Quiet Creek Herb Farm, 93 Quiet Creek Lane
Brookville, PA 15825 United States

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