Enriching the community through agriculture

2020-07-29T14:06:39-05:00July 29, 2020|Grower West|

Swore Farms sells produce at two local farmers markets as well as through a popular CSA program – even though members may not know what exactly what they’re getting with every harvest.
Photo courtesy of Swore Farms

by Sally Colby

Like many farms, Swore Farms in Pocatello, Idaho, started a CSA to increase revenue, especially in spring. (more…)

Protecting farm workers amidst climate change

2020-06-30T15:37:32-05:00June 30, 2020|Grower, Grower East, Grower Midwest, Grower West|

More days per year are dangerously hot – and that number is growing. Protecting farm labor from heat stress should be a priority.

by Enrico Villamaino

A new study released by the University of Washington and Stanford University reveals how climate change can negatively affect the ability of agricultural workers to safely operate in the field. (more…)