The day of LOVE

On Valentines day, students across the United States bring empty boxes to school with hopes of filling it with sweet cards and even sweeter treats. I’m not quite sure that the day focuses on “love” and “appreciation” anymore. In my opinion, Valentines day is that one day that all the healthy school rules go out the window and kids get to eat candy until their belly aches. Continue reading

NEIA Beginning Farmer Network– First meeting success!

The Beginning Farmer Network met for the first time on Monday, November 14. With around 40 people in attendance, the enthusiasm and comradery were palpable. The crowd was excited about the gathering and opportunities for networking and collaborating- so much so, in fact, that members decided to meet monthly, with additional time slots for educational workshops, and even work nights for farmers to do paperwork together. Continue reading