Author: growers

SEEKING: Strawberry Growers

Community Food Advocates is assisting Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) in gathering information from farmers interested in supplying MNPS with certain produce items in the coming years. MNPS’ Farm to School program aims to provide fresh, high-quality produce to our students, and to educate students...

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TOPIC: Are our Squares Secure Enough?

This suggestion was posted to John by Carol Hagen in anticipation of the mid-winter meeting : I think we should seriously consider setting up a Payment Card Industry (PCI) security compliance training program for our organic farmers and farmers market vendors. I took over a year and...

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LOOKING FOR A FARMHAND: Wedge Oak Farm

Farm Hand/ Livestock Care - Lebanon, TN 20-40 hrs per week includes mornings and afternoons during the week and on weekends. Pay increase after trained Job Responsibilities: Animal care, feeding and watering, move pasture structures, observe livestock for good health, egg pick-up, general farm work, load...

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FUNDING: Rural Energy America Program (REAP)

On December 29, 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a Notice of Funding Announcement for the agency’s Rural Energy America Program (REAP), which is designed to help “agricultural producers and rural small businesses” with reducing their energy consumption and costs and meeting more...

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