Your Membership Dollars At Work

February 25, 2019Uncategorized

There’s so much going on, sometimes it’s hard to keep up. Tonight, we’ll be attending the Hoosier Harvest Market food co-op annual meeting. Tomorrow night, a hemp networking event. And later in the week, the Indiana Small Farm Conference and National Farmers Union Annual Convention. Here’s more in detail on what Indiana Farmers Union is … Read More

All the Thanks We Need

July 3, 2018Beginning Farmers, From the Field, Uncategorized

By Nate Brownlee, Nightfall Farm I don’t think I’d be alone in saying that a healthy dose of ego goes into being a farmer. It goes without saying that we farmers are proud of what we do—if I wasn’t this proud to be a farmer, I’d definitely have more free time. We all think we’re … Read More

The Changing Scenery

June 13, 2018Uncategorized

By Sherri Dugger Dugger Family Farm “So many friends and family … they want to come here, hang out, bring kids, eat the food … but really have no clue what it takes to make it happen.” So began a Sunday morning text message from a friend who runs a family farm very similar to … Read More

EQIP: A Win-Win Situation

May 7, 2018Uncategorized

By Nate Brownlee Nightfall Farm Here at Nightfall Farm, Liz and I are committed to farm in ways that conserve our natural resources, having rooted our business in the model of the triple bottom line—environmental, social and financial. When I think back to the first season of our farm, I recall the immense differences we … Read More

A New Day for Indiana Farmers Union

January 24, 2018Blog, From the Field, Uncategorized

By Sherri Dugger “There is power in numbers.” It was a simple concept. It was cliché. It was also the truth, and it was the only way I knew to explain to 25 female farmers how Indiana Farmers Union and National Farmers Union worked. “I believe in transparency, and I believe in truth,” I went … Read More