Upcoming Events

5.22.18 // 10:00am to 4:00pm

SNAP Registration For Farmers and Food Vendors in MA and RI

Join New Entry, Mass. Dept. of Transitional Assistance, Mass Dept. of Agricultural Resources, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to learn about accepting SNAP benefits, WIC coupons, and Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) coupons at your stand or mobile market. Registration will be open all day for your on the spot USDA SNAP vendor license. These services are available for farmers in both MA and RI. Make this the year that you increase your sales while helping those who need it the most! To register and for questions please contact: cyrena.thibodeau@tufts.edu This event is made possible by funding from the Farmers Market Promotion Program and through the generosity of Round the Bend Farm

5.29.18 // 1:00pm to 2:15pm

Intro to BFRDP Grant Program

Join us to learn more about the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. We'll review a general overview of the program, application information, and implications of the upcoming Farm Bill re-authorization. Presented by Allison Goin, Strategic Development & Program Design Consultant; Jan Perez, Social Science Research and Education Specialist at the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) at the University of California Santa Cruz; and Juli Obudzinski, Deputy Policy Director at National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

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New Entry and Georgia Farmers Market to host the 2019 Community Food Systems Conference

Save the Date! New Entry Sustainable Farming Project and Georgia Farmers Market Association (GFMA) are excited to announce their partnership in putting on the 2019 Community Food Systems Conference. The conference is set to take place in early December 2019 in Savannah, Georgia, and will address common underlying themes between food security, social justice and sustainable agriculture.

Youth involved in the Young Ag Entrepreneurs program at Emory Urban Health Initiative

Assessing the Collective Impact of Community Food Projects

The Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program (“CFP”) has engaged over 500,000 individuals in low-income and food insecure neighborhoods across the country over the last five years. New Entry is honored to serve as the technical assistance provider for CFP applicants and grantees. Read more about the program here and check out the 2017 Indicators of Success Report!