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You can join the Montgomery County Producers Listserve, the place to share know-how with other farmers. Send an email with “Join Producers Listserve” in the subject line to: producers@mocoalliance.org

The disclaimers: The listserve is not a venue for marketing any products, but it surely is a place for good manners. For everyone’s sake, please keep “Reply alls” to a minimum. Thank You!

Good General Links

Sustainable Farmer.com everything sustainable farming

Rodale Insitute New Farm site a long standing advocate for sustainable farming and research

Funding

Webinar on the Specialty Crop Block Grant

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)

Local Food Systems.com- a connector for food entrepreneurs and funding

Land

MCA’s Land Link

US Farm Lease

Land for Sale- Montgomery County (and elsewhere)

Marketing/Selling

Accepting WIC and Senior Benefits at Farmers Markets

The MDA Power Point

2011 MD FMNP (Senior and WIC) Farmer Application-Agreement

Selling Eggs, Meat, cheese, jams, jellies (non-commercial kitchen) at a farmers market

Montgomery County Application

Processing

MD on-farm meat processing guidelines-2011

Egg and Poultry on-farm guidelines

Commercial Kitchen

Processing Value Added Food Products in MD

Commercial Kitchen for Rent- An Affair to Remember

On the Ground Practices

Irrigation

Drip Irrigation (Colorado State)

USDA on Irrigation

Organic Resources

MDA Organic Resources

Further Learning

Compilation of Webinars and Distance Learning Programs for Food System and Agricultural Development Professionals