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Summer 2012

Prefer to flip through the magazine online? Visit: http://issuu.com/leepublications/docs/sfq-120702  You can also download a PDF of the magazine, or click on any article below.  Enjoy!

Table of Contents

SMALL FARM PROGRAM UPDATE
Cornell Small Farms Program Update

BOOK NOOK
Meat, by Jill Swenson

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Is a Farm Loan Right for You?, by Noreen Atkins & John Flocke

COMMUNITY AND WORLD
Growing Communities, by Mason Donovan

FARM TECH
The Right Tool for the Job, by Brad Halm
CoolBot Enables Small Farmers to Build Do-it-Yourself Coolers, by Aaron Munzer

GRAZING
Grazing Management in the New Normal, by Troy Bishopp
I Love My Pasture!, by Denise Timms

HORTICULTURE
Grow Berries for All Seasons, by Cathy Heidenreich and Laura McDermott

LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY
Backyard Poultry 101, by Nancy Glazier
Considerations for Pasture Lambing and Kidding, by Tatiana Stanton

LOCAL FOODS & MARKETING
Faces of our Food System: Garden Gate Delivery by Becca Jablonski
Home Grown Cow: An Easy Way to Get Into Online Sales for Meat, Poultry, and Cheese Producers, by John Aikman
Wanted: Infrastructure Real and Virtual, by Beth McKellips

NEW FARMERS
Working Oxen on the Farm Today, by Jake Czaja

NORTHEAST SARE SPOTLIGHT
Sweet Cherries: A MAP for the Future, by Elizabeth Rosen

PHOTO ESSAY
Marvin Looking Fine

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHTS
Report Rare Nuts, Please!, by John Wertis

SMALL FARM SPOTLIGHT
New Uses for Old Barns: Reframing the Venerable Red Vermont Landmark, by Martha Herbert Izzi

YOUTH PAGE
I Love New York Agriculture Art & Writing Contest