COVID-19 Resources for Farmers & Markets

Quiet Creek Speaks Volumes

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, […]

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Starting a Farm: One Couple’s Story

By Aaron de Long, Delaware Valley Hub Manager, PASA For many first-generation farmers, there is an undeniable romance to the notion of stewarding a piece of land and growing food for one’s livelihood. These romantic conceits can be quickly dispelled, though, once the work is taken up. Beyond meeting the physical challenges of farming as […]

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Sage Advice from Farmer to Farmer on Finding Work-Life Balance

By Aaron deLong, PASA When plants and animals don’t take time off and the work can be all-consuming, how can farmers balance work life with personal life? Leading sustainable farmers from across the U.S. and Canada grapple with this topic—and many others—on Chris Blanchard’s nationally renowned Farmer to Farmer podcast. Blanchard, who owned and operated Rock […]

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