Seeking wisdom

One of our key efforts is to learn from those who have succeeded before us and to keep up-to-date with the latest research. We are committed life-long learners. Here’s a sampling of what we are reading and attending if you want to check it out too:


  • Farm Beginnings Nebraska, 10 weeks farmer-led, tours, mentorship
  • Nebraska Sustainable Ag Society: Annual conference, tours, great listserv to connect with farmers all over the state.
  • You Can Farm by Joel Salatin
  • Holistic Management by Allan Savory
  • ACRES magazine
  • Stockman Grass Farmer Magazine
  • On Pasture Magazine
  • Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Services (MOSES) conferences
  • SARE webinars & tours
  • Stone Barns Beginning Farmer Conference
  • Women Food and Agriculture Network conference
  • eOrganic webinar series

Animal Care


  • Holistic Animal Health Clinic
  • Beginning & Advanced Beekeeping classes
  • Homeopathy for the Herd


Food Safety

  • Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) course

Farm Law by Farm Commons

  • Introduction to Sustainable Farm Law
  • Insurance for the Farm: Policies and Principles to Efficiently Manage Risk
  • The What, Why and How of Choosing and Organizing a Business Entity for the Farm
  • Building a Legally Sound Intern and Volunteer Program for Farm Work
  • Food Safety Liability and Regulations: FSMA and Beyond
  • Sales 1: Availability, Invoicing and Dispute Resolution with Food Buyers
  • Sales 2: Contracts for Planning Ahead of Production


  • GROW Nebraska Thursday trainings