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These are stories from the Organic Broadcaster newspaper and other media sources. The Organic Broadcaster is a bi-monthly newspaper distributed to organic farmers, processors, certifiers and others interested in organic agriculture. The content focuses on practical issues of organic farming plus other news relevant to the organic and sustainable farming community. Get it delivered by mail or email – click the blue Sign Up box to the right.

Catchy name, good planning contribute to success of Locally Laid eggs

A sassy name, thoughtful business plan and strict adherence to sustainable practices has propelled an egg company in the northlands of Minnesota to success. Read more.

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Mushroom grower expands business with guidance from expert-mentor
Organic Broadcaster

Through the MOSES Farmer-to-Farmer Mentoring Program, mushroom expert Joe Krawczyk has provided Jeremy McAdams with valuable insights…. Read more.

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On Overwhelming Scope (And MOSES 2015)
Just a Farm Blog

Last weekend, I was lucky enough to attend the 26th Annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference. It was my second trip to this specific conference.  Read more.

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Second-career farmers offer advice to others entering field
Organic Broadcaster

Shoppers at People’s Food Co-op in Rochester, Minn. quickly snap up locally grown sweet potatoes produced by Sandy and Lonny Dietz at Whitewater Gardens Farm in Altura, Minn. Read more.

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Young farmers benefit from mentors’ experience
Organic Broadcaster

Caleb and Lauren Langworthy have been on their own land for only a couple of years, and know that the ground work they do now will make their job easier in the future.  Read more.

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Experienced market farmers offer tips for success at your first farmers’ market
Organic Broadcaster

Ask any seasoned organic grower, and they probably vividly remember their first day selling at a farmers’ market. Read more.

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Young farmers find place to grow through Land Link-Up
Organic Broadcaster

MOSES provides Land Link-Up, a free online listing service, to connect people who need land to farm with those who have farmland to rent or sell. Read more.

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Are You Ready To Work on the Land?
Organic Broadcaster

Have you felt the urge to work outside, provide for your community and build a resilient local economy? Read more.

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Dairy Family

Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship: Employment and Training for the Next Generation
Organic Broadcaster

Historically, the family has been the primary institution for providing training, experience and resources to the next generation of dairy farmers. Read more.

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HumbleHarvestHannah Breckbill, Humble Hands Harvest
Organic Broadcaster

Hannah Breckbill of Humble Hands Harvest is proving that where there’s a will there’s a way. Read more.

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Farm Dream Becomes Reality for Farmer from Mexico
Organic Broadcaster

Rodrigo Cala was born in Mexico City. His father was a teacher and his mother was a farmer. Read more.

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213karlaIncubator Farms Grow New Farmers
Organic Broadcaster

New farmers are commonly challenged in finding support for training, land and capital investments. Read more.

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