MESA Awarded $50,000 to Help California Farmers Build Fire Resilience

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MESA was recently awarded a $50,000 grant by Western Extension Risk Management Education (WERME) to leverage its 22 years of facilitating experiential farmer training programs and develop a hybrid online Fire Resilience Course for farmers to better prepare for fire-related risk.

GROWING FOOD, LEADERSHIP, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

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By Marianne Landzettel | View Original PostingPublished by Oregon Tilth, In Good Tilth Magazine, Fall 2018 Most days, you’ll find Issack Mlomo on his 25-acre farm in the Njombe region of Tanzania where he grows potatoes, corn and beans. Because he works alone, Mlomo can cultivate only about two acres on the spread. His mother, meanwhile, manages a flock of …

Taller Intensivo Sobre Semillas Orgánicas

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Detalles del Evento Fecha y hora: Agosto 10, 2017 de 9 AM a 6 PM. Lugar: Universidad de California, Davis, Bowley Science Center, Plant Sciences Lecture Hall 101 | 1200 Ext Center Dr | Davis, Ca 95616 Ven y únete a los expertos en producción de semillas orgánicas Jared Zystro de la Alianza por las Semillas Orgánicas (OSA), Julie Dawson …

Assessing Synergies and Gaps in Beginning Farmer Training

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Beginning farmer training programs are on the rise across the country, along with new barriers that face those from socially disenfranchised and vulnerable backgrounds. Now is a critical time to review our organizational approaches and improve collaboration to better address the intersectional challenges, urgencies, and opportunities ahead. This winter, MESA was honored to organize a workshop and present at the …

India: A Megadiverse and Multicultural Country Where Agroecology Can Blossom

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MESA at the Agriculture Biodiversity Community Meeting Leer en español. MESA had the honor of participating in the general meeting of the Agriculture Biodiversity Community (ABC), a network of representatives of organizations working with sustainable agriculture across the planet mainly southeast Asia and Africa. The meeting took place from December 11th to 17th, 2016, in Wayanad district in the North-east …