Just Plant the Seed

This year, seventeen small farms and eight aspiring farmers joined together with Countryside to be part of something incredibly special, the New Farmer Academy. This is one of Countryside’s farm programs, now in its 4th year. The program is unique in that it is a...

Spring is here!

On March 20th, the Vernal Equinox arrived, it is the marker of Spring in our slice of the world. Some years, Spring shows up and the ground is still covered in snow. The crocus bulbs have barely forced their way through the frozen earth. But this year felt very much...

Cold Weather + Farm Animals

When Winter arrives and temperatures drop below freezing, many people are concerned about the welfare of farm animals during this extreme cold. Please be assured, in most cases, farmers are great stewards of their animals and they are in good hands. There are always...

Black History Month: Deepening our understanding

In honor of Black History Month, I wanted to share some resources that have helped me deepen my understanding of how critical a diverse, inclusive, and equitable food system is. Last year, Countryside committed to doing more and doing better to build a more just,...

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