There is a huge shift going on in today's American countryside. People who have worked the land, grown crops, and raised livestock for decades are looking around and wondering what will happen with their farm when they can no longer keep pace with the daily tasks of farming. Some landowners foresee the day they won't be able to continue and start looking for ways to transition their land to the next generation. Other landowners do not have a plan in placemore
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Today, we were featured in the local Leader Telegram Country Today paper! I'll include the copy below. If you'd like to see the original article, I'll attach link below. It's a short piece, but we're so appreciative for the opportunity to talk about what we're doing here! Enjoy!
Getting a fresh start: Dunn County farmers find connections to put themselves on path to successPosted: Monday, January 6, 2014 11:27 am By Nate Jackson | Regional Editor | The Country Today
Couple gets fresh start with organic farmPosted: Sunday, January 5, 2014 10:07 pm | Updated: 1:37 pm, Mon Jan 6, 2014. By Nate Jackson Special to the Leader-Telegram |
[caption id="attachment_489" align="aligncenter" width="690"] Lauren and Caleb Langworthy have been on their Wheeler farm, Bluemore
Our story was shared in Volume 31 of the Land Stewardship Letter this November! There is a wonderful collection of stories of beginning farmers seeking and gaining access to land. Some families are highlighted as they transition land from one generation to another. We have a unique story of gaining land tenure on our current farm. We've shared some of that story with you through this blog. A more in-depth look at how we were able to buy our farmmore
We're honored to be featured in the Cornucopia Institute's "The Cultivator" as the summer 2013 farmer profile. This organization was hatched in Cornucopia, Wisconsin and is now a national public interest group / activist organization network watching issues related to Organic agriculture. They are doing important work to recognize the extra effort and pride that many organic producers put into their farm's operations. Equally important, they are keeping consumers and farmers informed about the constantly shifting regulations pertaining to organicmore
Caleb was interviewed by a local independent magazine, Second Opinion, for their article on saving seeds for the garden. It's a well-written and thoughtful piece and we're excited to share it with you. Feel free to follow the link above to the original article or read through it here on the blog. Enjoy! ~ Blue Ox Farm
Preserving Traditions and Creating Opportunities Through Seed SavingSeptember 12, 2012 by Heather Rothbauer Wanish [caption id="attachment_396" align="aligncenter" width="590"] more
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