Webinar: One Year In: Maryland’s Groundbreaking Law on Antibiotics Use and Reporting

On  Friday, June 18th at 1:00pm join Maryland PIRG Foundation, Maryland Nurses Association, Clean Water Action, Fair Farms, Natural Resources Defense Council, Maryland Votes for Animals, Maryland Conservation Council, and the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center at George Washington University for a roundtable discussion and update on Maryland’s work to protect lifesaving antibiotics. RSVP today for …

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Farmer Reads Series: Plant To Profit 

Written by Nicole Oveisi, Fair Farms Intern  Fair Farms recently chatted with Ellen Polishuk , a member of our Farmer Advisory Council, to discuss her new book, Start Your Farm: The Authoritative Guide to Becoming a Sustainable 21st Century Farmer, as well as what food and farming books have inspired her.  Start Your Farm was …

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‘Cureating’ the Local Food System We Deserve

Written by Nicole Oveisi, Fair Farms Intern  Fair Farms recently spoke with Cureate’s Founder Kim Bryden, a Fair Farms partner, about the innovative ways her food tech company is transforming the local food system. Food tech merges technology and the agrifood industry in order to modernize agriculture and create a more efficient and sustainable sector, …

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Press Release: Million Acre Challenge Named RCPP Classic Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 8, 2020 CONTACT: Rachel Cain – rcain@thehatchergroup.com; 301-807-5818 Million Acre Challenge Named RCPP Classic Project Funding to provide participating farmers with financial, technical assistance The Million Acre Challenge was announced as one of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) fiscal year 2020-2021 Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Classic projects. The funding, …

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Films: ‘Our Food Future’ from Wild & Scenic Film Festival – May 20

The E3 Initiative For Citizen Engagement On The Lower Shore is pleased to present a virtual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Thursday, May 20th. Virtual lobby doors open at 6:30 pm, with films beginning at 7:00 pm. Register and buy your tickets here! How food is grown affects our planet in a multitude of ways. From …

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Journey to Soil Health… With Sam White and Amanda Paul, Leaning Pine Farm

Written by Nicole Oveisi, Fair Farms Intern. This piece was originally posted on the Million Acre Challenge website.  Established: 1939 Farm Size: 177 acres, plus an additional 100 acres rented in pasture and hay. Product/Output:  Beef, Raspberries, Free Range Eggs, Honey Region:  Western Allegany County Favorite Piece of Farm Equipment: Bobcat 3400 Side by Side …

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