Upcoming Events

2.26.19 // 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Webinar: Evaluating Your Beginning Farmer Training Program

Whether you have a current BFRDP grant or are planning to apply to the new program this year, evaluating the success of your program is a crucial component of your work. We will cover the reporting systems used by the USDA for this grant program, as well as other helpful tools and ideas for useful, practical evaluation efforts. Facilitated by New Entry and Consultant Allison Goin.

4.11.19 // 10:00am to 4:00pm

Community Food Projects (CFP) Grants Informational Meeting

Food Justice Lab is hosting a meeting for organizations interested in securing funding through the USDA Community Food Projects (CFP) Grants. CFPs support food access projects that help communities work toward food security and self-reliance. A CFP technical assistance provider will be in Morgantown to review the program and provide information about applying for and securing grant funding for your food access work.

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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.