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Land Access

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 place
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The Country Today – Blue Ox Article

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 success

Posted: Monday, January 6, 2014 11:27 am By Nate Jackson | Regional Editor | The Country Today

The Leader Telegram – Blue Ox Story

Couple gets fresh start with organic farm

Posted: 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, Blue Ox Organics, where they grow produce and have a flock of about 50 Coopworth sheep, for about a year. Lauren and Caleb Langworthy have been on their Wheeler farm, Blue
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LSP Letter – Blue Ox’s Land Access Story

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 farm
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Cornucopia Cultivator – Farmer Profile

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 organic
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Your Steadfast, Friendly Producer Was Interviewed About Seed Saving!

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 Saving

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