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Regenerative gardening and farming.

I have a new book to share. Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming, (Biodynamic Principles and Perspectives) published by Rowman and Littlefield. It is based on the work I have done since the early 1970's mostly thru my non profit REAP. Bio, http://frankholzman.tripod.com/frankholzmanresume.com I have also started a blog, frankholzman.blogspot.com I still have a lot to learn about blogging.

Farm Service Agency Loans: The Ins and Outs of Growing a Farm with Federal Loans

The National Young Farmers Coalition just released Farm Service Agency Loans: The Ins and Outs of Growing a Farm with Federal Loans, an illustrated guidebook for farmers looking to secure credit from USDA. 

Written from the perspective and curiosity of a young farmer, the guidebook helps farmers navigate the ins and outs of the loan process. It includes:

Vote for the Potomac Crescent Waldorf School BD garden!

Hello from Alexandria, VA, at Potomac Crescent Waldorf School, (PreK-5)

I'm an active member of BDA and an active BD gardener and sometimes farmer. My school (Potomac Crescent Waldorf School) started a BD garden, 1080 sf, on Nov 5th, 2016. We added BD compost and BD soil from White Rose Farm in MD, and wrote grants for seeds, fencing, and materials for a compost bin. Parents, a few teachers and school children built the compost bin, spread BD compost, sprayed BD preps and sowed seeds form Johnny's Seeds. (another grant)