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Growing Farmers With Internships and Apprenticeships – Part 2

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Money Matters, Start Ups, Transferring the Farm  /  No Comments

Thanks to the CSA Solutions Hub for sharing this article by Alex. While it was originally written for CSA oriented farmers, the principles are just as true for all farmers and ranchers hoping to work with interns. If you didn’t see Part 1, here it is. Learning – Patience Is a Virtue We’re always struck […]

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Growing Farmers With Internships and Apprenticeships – Part 1

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  Money Matters, Start Ups, Transferring the Farm  /  No Comments

Thanks to the CSA Solutions Hub for sharing this article by Alex. While it was originally written for CSA oriented farmers, the principles are just as true for all farmers and ranchers hoping to work with interns. I’d be willing to bet that the vast majority of direct-market farmers started as interns or apprentices on […]

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The Progressing Farmer Buys a Farm Part 3: How to Pick the Right Farm

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  Money Matters, Start Ups  /  No Comments

In Part 1 of this series, Jenn Colby described her drive to farm, how hard she worked to make a go of it on a tight budget, the business plan that told her, don’t quit your day job and maybe get a better paying job so you can afford your farming dream, and how that […]

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Western SARE Internship Handbook

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  Money Matters, Start Ups  /  Comments Off on Western SARE Internship Handbook

On Pasture readers have asked for  information on how they can get started with interns for their farms or ranches. It’s a big topic that requires more than one article. So we’re going to ask for help from our readers as well. If you have experience with interns and apprentices and would like to share […]

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How Sap Bush Hollow Farm Meets the Challenge of Cooperating Across Generations

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  Money Matters, Transferring the Farm  /  Comments Off on How Sap Bush Hollow Farm Meets the Challenge of Cooperating Across Generations

Farming should be about making way for the next generation, as well as serving the needs of the present.

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