Upcoming Events

10.9.18 // 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Webinar-BFRDP for Ranchers and Grazers: Part 2

Building on the conversation started in part 1 of this series, we will go more in-depth into how to structure a BFRDP project that focuses on livestock producers. Questions and topics raised in part 1 will be addressed, and ideas shared for collaborative programs to assist beginning graziers and ranchers with getting off to a good start. Facilitated by New Entry and Consultant Allison Goin, with partner organizations TBA. If you’re currently working in this area and would like to contribute your experience or a specific problem you are currently facing to the discussion, please contact allisongoin@gmail.com.

10.16.18 // 6:00pm to 2.26.19 // 9:00pm

Farm Business Planning Course

If you are ready to start or expand your farm business, the Farm Business Planning Course is for you. In this course you will learn how to create a mission and vision for your business, develop a budget and a plan to fund your business, create a marketing plan for your business, set goals and create a timeline for your farm business to grow or expand, and weave those elements together into a cohesive business plan.

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Guests from American Training help pack CSA shares

CSA Season Succeeds with Help of Farmers and Volunteers

The 2018 CSA season is officially in full swing! With the help of volunteers from American Training, the Food Hub Team is busy aggregating produce from our alumni farmers and forming a bountiful fruit and vegetable share.

Dennis, Ari, and Bryan learn how to take a soil test at our class on nutrient management in June.

New Entry goes back to the basics with Dig In, our crop production course for new farmers

This growing season, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is holding a brand new class that teaches students everything they need to know about producing crops! Our first class has 30 students enrolled, all of them excited to learn how to produce vegetable crops. The course started in April with indoor sessions for topics such as crop planning and introduction to sustainable agriculture and in May the class moved outdoors to New Entry’s incubator farm in Dracut for hands-on activities and field demonstrations.