Enter Beginning Farmers, a comprehensive online resource that compiles information resources on all kinds of farm know-how, including:
- Farm financing
- Finding land
- Business planning
- Agricultural production and marketing
- Farm-related jobs and internships
Taylor Reid, Beginning Farmers' founder, is a doctoral candidate in Community, Food, and Agriculture at Michigan State University. His dissertation focuses on the values and learning processes of first-generation farmers. His other research interests include agriculture standards, ag. history, ag. politics, and ag. social movements. Taylor is National Policy Coordinator for Michigan Organic Food and Farm Alliance, and sits on the ANSI Sustainable Agriculture Practice Standard Development Committee.
Check out Beginning Farmers here.