The following is a post from Laura Ginsburg about the dairy she and Connie Surber started with the help of Land Link! Enjoy... Connie and I
An Incubator Farm for Missoula!
We are thrilled to announce that we’re starting a new project to support our beginning farmers and ranchers! Bringing together training, resources,
Land Link is On the Rise!
Have you checked out our Land Link program lately? The program, which matches beginning farmers with landowners, has more members than ever
DISH: Co-Creating the Best New Ideas on Food
There's a lot of talk lately in the world of social innovation about the benefits of co-working - basically getting so many great minds working in the
What Should a Regional Network Look Like?
If you enjoyed Monday's post about our recent Western Montana Regional Food Economy Network Summit (on the search for a better name - got ideas?),
Big Win for Farmland!
“It’s simple: no farms & ranches, no food.” “Our farmers need a voice.” “What’s bad for agriculture is bad for Montana.” These are just a few of
Recap of the 2013 Winter Food Economy Network Summit
More than 30 people gathered in Arlee in early March to identify key next steps for our food system and determine a strategy for moving forward. All
Courses for Farmers
It's Fall! And that means it's time to start thinking about next year's farm operation! Whether you're a brand new beginning farmer or a seasoned
Have you heard of October Unprocessed Month? Try to eat unprocessed foods only for a month - Unprocessed food is any food that could be made by a
Our 3 Favorite Farm-Related Videos This Week
Ok, ok... Not all of these came out this week. But they're all awesome. Sorry we couldn't embed all of them - we're working on it! This short clip
Colbert calls federal crop insurance programs “Obamacare for our corn”
Love it... Check it out here!
Wednesday! Halfway to another Farmers' Market! There's getting to be fewer and fewer left!
Image from entrepreneur.com I am loving this article in Forbes magazine about how Millenials (basically everyone between 10 - 30) are going to change
The Skies are Clear(er)
Loving this clear(er) weather! Finally! (Shot from the Missoulian's webcam)
Old Ways Help Farmers Beat Drought!
Check out this video from Voice of America about how farmers in the Midwest are combatting drought by going back to the old ways: keeping diversity on
Financing the Family Farm
We here at CFAC have been thinking a lot lately about innovative ways of financing the family farm. We got a lot of interest from many of you on
Busy, busy Fall!
There is so much great stuff happening in Missoula this fall and so much that supports our local food movement! Exciting! Following on the heels of