The apprentice program at Caretaker Farm started in the 70’s under the direction of previous farmers who were part of the back-to-the-land movement, where individuals from all over the world... Read more ›
I can now let out the results from the 2012 Census of Agriculture Preliminary Report and what it shows about beginning farmers in Massachusetts. To be honest, the results are a mixture of good news... Read more ›
How many beginning farmers are there?
This is probably the single most common question I get. Well, at 12:00 PM EST on February 20, 2014, I finally get to tell you because the USDA National... Read more ›
Many new farmers explore direct sales to consumers as their sole business model. Direct sales offer great potential to secure a high price for your products, but many farmers in Massachusetts are... Read more ›