New Entry's farmer library has hundreds of resources on sustainable farming, marketing, and operating a successful small business. Our physical library at our office in Beverly, MA contains books, CD's, DVD's periodicals, pamphlets, and videos in English, Spanish, Hmong, and Khmer. You can also search the directory below for downloadable digital resources, helpful web sites, and online farming videos.
Please visit or email us at email@example.com if you can't find what you're looking for here. Sometimes we are out in the field, so it's best to let us know if you're planning on stopping by.
Presentation from New Entry that aims to help farmers understand conservation planning, zoning, and the local advocacy process. Includes information on farmland preservation, wetland and conservation restrictions, zoning and building codes, and other environmental considerations.
Farmers benefit from building knowledge about often nuanced and complex farm labor legal obligations. Farmers need to know more about their employment law obligations before they can set priorities, decide on action steps and begin to take action. This fact sheet covers basic farm employment law in Rhode Island: minimum wage, overtime, meal and rest breaks, workers' compensation, and unemployment insurance.
Document put together by New Entry that provides an overview of the World PEAS (People Enhancing Agricultural Sustainability), Food Hub, an illustration of how to successfully connect low-income consumers with fresh, local produce.
PDF guide to assessing efficient scales for individual farming operations. Helps farmers assess if scaling up is a good decision for their farm business. All regions. English Level: Advanced. Farming Level: Intermediate. Literacy Level: Advanced. Keywords: scaling up, food safety