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coverThe Small Farm Quarterly is printed four times a year and features articles with a variety of technical advice and farmer stories with the goal of supporting the growing farming movement in the Northeastern US. Scroll down to view past issues and read articles for free online.

Anyone is welcome to submit an article for consideration. Due to space constraints, not all articles can be printed.We also love to receive high resolution photos for the cover.

For questions or to pitch an idea, email Managing Editor Steve Gabriel at


NEW column: Lessons from the Land!

The Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming and the Cornell Small Farms Program have teamed up to create a new column called Lessons from the Land, which captures and share the stories of and lessons learned from farmers, homesteaders and land workers around New York and the Northeast. We want to hear stories from growers of all types and sizes, on real topics, that matter!

READ past submissions, and write your own here:

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2013 Small Farm Quarterly Summer 2013
2012 Small Farm Quarterly Winter 2012 Small Farm Quarterly Spring 2012 Small Farm Quarterly Summer 2012
2011 Small Farm Quarterly Winter 2011 Small Farm Quarterly Spring 2011 Small Farm Quarterly Summer 2011 Small Farm Quarterly Fall 2011