Jessie Schmidt is a coordinator for the UVM Extension New Farmer Project and the Vermont Women’s Ag Network. The Vermont New Farmer Project is a collaborative of organizations around Vermont that serves new farmers. The project aims to streamline access to resources and services that shorten the timeline between start-up and success for beginning farmers. For more information, please visit www.uvm.edu/newfarmer. Today’s episode has been brought to you by HeritageRadioNetwork.org.

“Talking to new farmers, I’ve heard amazing stories about communities coming together to support them, either through offering them land, offering support, or helping farmers find new locations.” — Jessica Schmidt on Greenhorn Radio