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Join the Finger Lakes CRAFT for the 2014 season!

P1040115The Groundswell Finger Lakes CRAFT is a community of experienced and beginning farmers, farm interns and employees that meets monthly throughout the growing season at each of the six Groundswell Mentor Farms to learn about that farm operation, ask lots of questions, share knowledge and network.

CRAFT membership is open to all farm interns, employees, aspiring and experienced farmers, including organic, conventional or other. 

3rd Mondays of each month, May-October
10-3PM with potluck lunch
Morning farm tour and afternoon topical workshop

Mentor Farms and Schedule will be posted by April 1

Are you a Groundswell member?

Groundswell members enjoy a free, one-year CRAFT admission as part of their membership package. If you are a member, just fill out your CRAFT membership form hereThere is no additional fee for joining the CRAFT. 

Not a Groundswell member? 

To join the CRAFT, first join as a member of Groundswell HERE. Then fill out your CRAFT membership form HERE

Join CRAFT today!

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Groundswell's mission

Groundswell's mission is to engage diverse learners and empower them with skills, knowledge and access to resources so they can build sustainable land-based livelihoods and equitable local food systems.  We provide practical and applicable experience-based education and business incubation through a network of successful local farms and partner organizations. The result we seek is successful entry into and growth of our local food and farming systems. 

Will you join us?

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Groundswell is an initiative of the EcoVillage Center for Sustainability Education, a project of the Center for Transformative ActionGroundswell is supported by USDA's Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Grant #2010-49400-21799; the Appalachian Regional Commission; Park Foundation; and by the generous donations of individual and business supporters. To find out how you can support our work, call 607-319-5095.