USDA Unveils New Centralized Online Resource to Support Next Generation of Farmers

DAVIS, Calif., June 23, 2014 – U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden today announced the implementation of new Farm Bill measures and other policy changes to improve the financial security of new and beginning farmers and ranchers. Harden also unveiled www.USDA.gov/newfarmers, a new website that will provide a centralized, one-stop...

Job Posting: Campaign Manager – American Heart Association & Healthy Kids, Healthy Michigan

New Job Posting! Campaign Manager for the American Heart Association & Healthy Kids, Healthy Michigan!

40 maps that explain food in America | Vox.com

A recent publication on Vox.com uses a series of maps to explain food production in the United States, including: 40 maps, charts, and graphs that show where our food comes from and how we eat it, with some drinking thrown in for good measure. The maps demonstrate a number of...

Save the Date! Michigan Good Food Summit | October 2014

The 2014 Michigan Good Food Summit will be a working meeting to build on the momentum and successes around the Michigan Good Food Charter. We will bring together consumers, growers, buyers, advocates, educators, policymakers and others to learn from each other and grow our collective capacity to implement and track...

Funding Restored For Beginning Farmer Training Programs!

From the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition: Funding has been restored For Beginning Farmer Training Programs! “BFRDP is the only federal program exclusively dedicated to training the next generation of farmers and ranchers.  Although the program has only been around for a few years, farming communities around the country are already...

The Michigan Young Farmer Coalition is a statewide not-for-profit organization working to foster and develop the burgeoning community of experienced young growers, provide material, organizational and educational support, and facilitate action toward an abundant, just and food-secure future.


We are young growers and their supporters living, learning and working in Michigan. Read more about us...