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Are you looking for ways to improve your small farm management? Do you like to read about how other farmers are innovating on their small farms? Are you looking for new ideas, tips and resources to help you reach your farm and family goals?

If so, you’ll enjoy the Small Farms Quarterly. It’s for full-time and part-time farmers, experienced and beginning farmers, and even folks who are just interested in reading about agriculture.

The Small Farms Quarterly is printed four times a year, featuring articles with a variety of technical advice and farmer stories. Launched in 2003 with the goal of supporting small farms in the Northeast, the Quarterly was awarded "Best Publication" by the New York State Association of County Agricultural Agents (NYSACAA) in 2006.

The Quarterly is produced by the Cornell Small Farms Program, with contributions from educators within Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE), faculty and researchers with the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), and other farmers and service providers across the Northeast. We welcome contributions from anyone who has a story to share.

The Quarterly is published by Lee Publications with Country Folks Magazine. Subscribe now to start receiving your copy of the Small Farms Quarterly.

Read the Latest Quarterly Issue

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Summer 2019

The Cornell Small Farms Program is pleased to announce the arrival of the Summer 2019 edition of the Small Farms Quarterly. In this issue, we feature stories about selling farm products in a virtual marketplace, top tips for beginning farmers, an introduction to almond mushrooms, and more. You can read articles from the Summer 2019 Quarterly online now. Or if you’d rather flip through the articles in a magazine format, take a look at our online reader to peruse this issue or feel free to download the PDF version of the Quarterly.…

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The magazine is delivered four times each year as an insert in the publication Country Folks. If you already subscribe to Country Folks, you will automatically receive the Quarterly at no extra cost. Country Folks is delivered weekly for $50 per year. Learn more about Country Folks on their website.

If you’d like to subscribe to Small Farms Quarterly only, you will receive just the four issues of Country Folks that contain the Quarterly insert for only $5 per year. To subscribe, contact Tracy Crouse from Country Folks at or call 1-888-596-5329.

Also, you can visit your local CCE office to pick-up a copy of the latest Small Farms Quarterly.

Bulk Orders

Would you like to distribute the Small Farms Quarterly at a CCE event, agriculture fair, farm stand, or agriculture or food-related business? You can order multiple copies of any issue for just ten cents a copy. Minimum order is 50 copies, and orders must be placed at least four weeks before the publication date.

Contact the Small Farms Quarterly

For more information about the Small Farms Quarterly, contact the managing editor, Kacey Deamer, at or 607-255-9238.


The Small Farms Quarterly readership is at nearly 40,000 subscribers in New York, New England, and throughout the U.S. All issues of the magazine are also available online, exponentially increasing the publication's reach.

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