Northeast Climate Adaptation Fellowship for Farmers

You are invited to apply for the Northeast Climate Adaptation Fellowship for Commercial Farmers and Agricultural Advisors (including vegetable, small fruit, tree fruit and dairy).

The Northeast Climate Adaptation Fellowship is open to commercial farmers in the Northeast U.S.* who grow vegetables, small fruit, tree fruit and/or dairy and to agricultural advisors who work with farms in this region. Application Deadline: October 1, 2020

Climate change is bringing challenges growers. For farmers to reduce their risk, they need to adapt. To address this increasing need, the  https://extension.unh.edu/fwd.htm?redirect=https://www.adaptationfellows.net/mission&utm_source=AdaptiveMailer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20New%20Hampshire%20Agriculture%20Update%20for%20COVID-19&org=785&lvl=100&ite=13419&lea=357001">Climate Adaptation Fellowship was created. The program provides a peer-to-peer curriculum for farmers and advisors. Its framework is designed to integrate climate science with a land manager’s knowledge.

Accepted fellows will complete the program in pairs (farmers and advisors) to develop personalized farm adaptation plans and outreach materials to share with peers.