In the Media

Media Recognition

How to Get the Freshest, Healthiest Fruits and Vegetables. Buying produce from a farm can be a win-win for consumer and farmer.

Article published by Home and Living - AARP eletronic magazine, with insigts from New Entry's Program director, Jennifer Hashley, on Community Supported Agriculture. 

Farming for a Future. The New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is working to empower new local farmers.

This beautifully written piece, published by the Tufts Daily, shines a spotlight on the experiences of two New Entry farmers, Daniela Aldrich and Mohammed Hannan, showcasing their leadership as stewards of the land and champions of healthy food.

New Entry Partner has Helped Farmworkers Become Farm Owners for More Than 2 Decades

This Civil Eats article features New Entry's long-time partner, ALBA in Salinas, CA and New Entry's programmatic approach who have developed comprehensive strategies to support new farmers with land access, training, capital, and markets over the years.

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project celebrates 25 years

The Salem News article about Farm-to-Table dinner celebrating New Entry's 25th anniversary.

The Salem Pantry Teams Up With Area Farms For Food-Insecure Families

Patch article highlhting partnership between Salem Pantry and New Entry's Food Hub, to facilitate access  to high-quality produce, for food-insecure families on the North Shore. 

New Entry Project Helps North Shore Sustainable Farmers Get Growing

North Shore magazine article sharing a comprenhensive description of New Entry's programs from one of our incubator farmers perspective (Daniela Aldrich). 

Partners are Root of their Success

The Local News Beverly MA article reporting on Root North Shore Annual Clebration “Rooted in Community”, honoring New Entry and The Tree Sisters Garden Project, with The Community Partnership Award. 

Finding that Forever Farm

Edible Boston article about the challenges of finding and affording farmland in New England, featuring two of New Entry's graduates (Seona Ngufor and Rijk Gupta) seeking farmland to continue to grow and sustain their operations.

Feeding Massachusetts: Farms and Gardens Donate Their Harvest

Edible Boston article about New Entry's Food Hub and Food Access programs to support hunger relief and provide nutritious food to seniors and families.

Blooming and Booming: For Area Farmers, Raising Cut Flowers is a Beautiful Thing

Edible Boston article about Incubator Farmer, Emily G. Round and her Grounded Flower Farm and the importance of supporting locally grown flower growers.

Lincoln's Newest Farmer Hopes for Organic Growth

Lincoln Squirrel article featuring farmer and New Entry graduate, Mohammed Hannan of Hannan Agro Farms, who is successfully transitioning his operation to leased land in a supportive agricultural community.  He even received a feature in the Weston Owl about his farmstand, check it out!

Forty Years after Coming to the US as a Cambodian Refugee Her Produce Business Thrives

Boston Globe Article featuring Phalla Nol, New Entry graduate and her entrepreneurial spirit, successful produce business, and continuing the legacy of her father's dream to farm.

From Farm to School

Salem News article about New Entry's Farm to School efforts with Salem Public Schools and Essex Tech Agricultural High School.

Supporting Food Access during the time of COVID

Boston Globe article featuring our partnership with Boston Area Gleaners to deliver food to families as part of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

Helping Sow Seeds for Success

Wicked Local article on New Entry's move to Moraine Farm.

Laying Roots in Foreign Soil: Refugees Thrive in Urban Agriculture Roles

“Dirt”, an online food and agriculture information hub, featured New Entry for our comprehensive farmer training programs.

For Would-be Massachusetts Farmers, a Matchmaker that Knows the Land

New Entry was featured in this Boston Globe article regarding our GIS mapping program to sift through available land and identify farmable plots in towns around the Boston area.

Small Scale Farmers Weather Challenging Season

New Entry was featured in this on-line EcoMass article which highlights challenges facing beginning farmers during their start-up phase.

A World of Fresh Flavor - Local Farms, Global Farmers in Unique Lowell Program

This Lowell Life article features New Entry farmers and their participation in the World PEAS CSA.

Awards Received

New Entry has been recognized for its impactful work by major organizations:

Harvard Pilgrim Foundation's Community Spirit Award

In 2013, New Entry was recognized by the Harvard Pilgrim Foundation for their low-income food access initiative.  Each Harvard Pilgrim employee has the opportunity to award $500 to a local organization each year. The program was started in 2002, to commemorate Harvard Pilgrim members who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

Farm Service Agency Award

In 2012, New Entry was recognized by the FSA for significant contributions in expanding programs and services to underserved communities, as well as demonstrating outstanding leadership in expanding targeted groups participation in FSA programs and services through their development of “Your Guide to FSA Farm Loans.”

Glynwood Harvest Award

In 2006, New Entry was recognized with the Glynwood Harvest Connecting Communities, Farmers and Food AwardGlynwood Center helps communities address change in ways that conserve local culture and natural resources while strengthening economic well being. Glynwood Center created the Harvest Awards program in 2003 to highlight work by individuals and organizations who are doing an exceptional job of supporting local and regional agriculture. The Awards help to identify and disseminate “best practice” ideas that will inspire others to take action within their own communities and build urban/rural coalitions in support of regional farmers.

In nominating New Entry, August Schumacher Jr., former Massachusetts Commissioner of Food and Agriculture and senior official at the USDA, wrote that New Entry: “…represents an excellent model for replication in other states, and initiatives in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and elsewhere have already been modeled on their work. It is innovative; it has strong local, regional and national support; and it is stimulating a rapid expansion of new immigrant farming initiatives across the region and the country.”