The EcoFarm Blogs seek to nurture and support sustainable and organic farmers and food system change agents. Through sharing entertaining and informative essays, we hope to promote important voices to a wider audience, create a platform for interactive dialogues on important issues and increase communication among diverse groups.
Posted on March 18, 2013 in the Farmer Blog
Though the winter rains have passed, out-of-season rainfall, irrigation runoff, and other forces can affect soil structure and texture on farms. So as farmers prepare for spring planting, erosion prevention, as discussed in this cross-post from Rich Casale at the NRCS, should still be at the top of their minds.
Posted on February 15, 2013 in the Farmer Blog
By Liz Birnbaum, EFA Program Coordinator
From January 23-26, 2013, the 33rd Annual EcoFarm Conference took place at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, CA. Our perennial gathering is a place for people farmers, distributors, and all people who are involved in the food system to assemble and recharge for the year ahead. This year, over 1,600 people gathered there. The beachside setting was a perfect place to contemplate the power and importance of water.
Posted on January 10, 2013 in the Farmer Blog
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