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'Waste not, want not': Teaching the value of recycling, sustainability - Hibbing Daily Tribune

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'Waste not, want not': Teaching the value of recycling, sustainability
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The students and staff implemented a composting program involving local community farmers. NLCS now composts all of its food waste. This compost feeds various farm animals in the local community. In return for the compost, farms provide the NLCS School ...

Trout Tank hooks investments in kind and cash for Winneshiek start-ups - Decorah Journal

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Trout Tank hooks investments in kind and cash for Winneshiek start-ups
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Hannah Breckbill told 150 people at the Decorah Elks Club last week about her hopes and dreams for the organic vegetable farm she owns with Emily Fagan north of Decorah, Humble Hands Harvest. She walked away with dozens of offers to fund new fruit ...

USDA offers targeted farm loans to underserved groups and new farmers - The Tomahawk

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USDA offers targeted farm loans to underserved groups and new farmers
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In addition to customary farm operating and ownership loans, FSA now offers Microloans through the direct loan program. The focus of Microloans is on the financing needs of small, beginning farmer, niche and non-traditional farm operations, such as ...

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CSA farming: It's all about the people and their food - Wisconsin State Farmer

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CSA farming: It's all about the people and their food
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Most certainly buying decisions do center on organic, non-GMO, natural food, raised by friendly, local, small family farms. It's also true that buyers are not all sure what these terms actually mean but do associate them with better food and health. It ...

Alumni Attribute Long Lane Farm for Jumpstarting Interests, Careers in Agriculture - Wesleyan Connection (blog)

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Alumni Attribute Long Lane Farm for Jumpstarting Interests, Careers in Agriculture
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The biodynamic farm spans 150 acres in Philmont, N.Y. “Our farm community supports itself through a CSA (community supported agriculture) and our main focus is on growing many annual and some perennial vegetables and herbs for 300 or more customers on ...

Madison County farms provide Community Supported Agriculture ... - Asheville Citizen-Times

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With spring finally here - at least according to the calendar - The News-Record & Sentinel reached out to local farms who offer boxes of Madison County grown produce, meats, flowers and more to customers throughout the growing season. The community ...

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Foundation for Educators at Lincoln-Sudbury to present health, wellness talk - Wicked Local

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Foundation for Educators at Lincoln-Sudbury to present health, wellness talk
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Ari Kurtz, owner/head farmer Lindentree Farm, Organic CSA, Lincoln. Kurtz and his wife Moira have been operating Lindentree Farm in Lincoln for 25 years. Lindentree is one of the first CSA's in Eastern Massachusetts and currently have about 200 member ...

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