Find CSA specific and general farming resources here! Do you have resources to add? Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make suggestions.
If you are a FairShare-endorsed farm, whether you are new or returning, you will find our 2018 FairShare Farm Manual useful! It contains information about FairShare history, policies, managing your information on the FairShare website, and opportunities to share and connect with other farms.
Join our FairShare Farm Network to participate in farmer to farmer conversations on organic production techniques, equipment, CSA in the Midwest, and more. There are over 300 farmers and agricultural professionals on the list. To join contact Claire Strader at email@example.com.
FairShare offers a number of winter workshops, summer field days, and grower gatherings. Information about these events is always shared on the Growers Listserv. Be sure to sign up! Information on how to sign up is above. All FairShare events, farm or otherwise, are listed on our Event page.
Farmer Bulletins based on FairShare On-Farm Research
Sorghum Sudangrass Residue as Mulch for No-Till Tomatoes – 2018 farmer bulletin
Plastic, Fabric, and Marsh Hay Mulch with No-Till Organic Tomatoes – 2018 farmer bulletin
Living Aisles Under Organic Vegetables – 2017 farmer bulletin[/expand]
Organic Vegetable Crop Specifics – handouts from the Organic Vegetable Production Conference
Instagram for Farmers – 2018 workshop video
2015 MOSES Conference – Vegetable Crop Planning
2014 MOSES Conference
Grower Infosheets & Knowledge Base
Our Grower Infosheets are FairShare farmer-tested and used tools, techniques and processes. All FairShare farmers are welcomed to add to our growing knowledge base of grower-developed resources. To submit an article, download the Grower Infosheet template and email your completed infosheet to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Vegetable & Fruit Production Crop planning, vegetables, fruit, pest management, season extension, and food safety||Marketing, Business Planning & Risk Management Business planning, business & labor management, marketing & communication, and finances|
|Livestock & Pasture Beef, dairy, sheep, hogs, and poultry||New Farmers Starting a farm business, acquiring land, incubator programs|
|Soils & Compost Building soil organic matter, cover crops, and links to lots of web resources||Equipment & Tools Coolers, hoop houses, tractors, and more|