Powerpoint presentation for farmers about logistics of New Farms for New Americans program. Covers activities over the winter, marketing and sales, and logistics. Can be adapted to other incubator projects. All Regions. English level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: low/semi. Key Words: program updates, marketing, commitment, sales, logistics.
The purpose of the New Entry Farmer Manual is to provide new farmers with necessary information to participate in New Entry's training programs. The manual describes New Entry programs, payment schedules, and trainings/ farm visit schedules. It provides general farm guidelines for best practices, organic guidelines, insurance requirements, and food safety plan requirements for the marketing cooperative agreeement.
A resource to help organizations that are interested in starting a farm incubator program. Put together by the Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA), the toolkit summarizes ALBA's experience, operational guidelines, model land leases, cost allocations, farmer communication forms, business planning templates, and other considerations.