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Julia Ramsey

Julia Ramsey

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Recirculating Farms Coalition

Recirculating Farms Coalition Awarded USDA Farmers of Tomorrow Grant

USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden during a visit to Recirculating Farms Coalition.

At the Recirculating Farms Coalition, we continually work to support development of and collaboration in water-based, eco-efficient farms—and on February 2, we got some very exciting news!

We’ve been awarded a New and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support training and mentoring for urban farmers in innovative growing methods like recirculating hydroponics, aquaculture and aquaponics, combined with traditional soil-based farming. AND the announcement came with an in-person visit from USDA’s Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden and various USDA staff from Louisiana and Washington, DC! Read More >