New Entry's farmer library has hundreds of resources on sustainable farming, marketing, and operating a successful small business. Our physical library at our offices in Lowell, MA contains books, 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.
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This Plain Language Guide will help farmers determine if they are either covered or exempt under the Produce Safety Rule. This guide aims to help farmers assess, implement and practice food safety on their farm.
Learn how to evaluate a new enterprise for your farm or business and to assess profitability, resource requirements, information needs, marketing decisions, enthusiasm for, and the risk associated with a new business. This publications discusses each of these elements in detail and includes a worksheet to help you evaluate your decisions.
Learn the consequences that can result from a tractor rollover and the safety practices that can help to protect farmers in rollover incidents, such as Rollover Protective Structures and wearing seatbelts.
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project and the Conservation Law Foundation present Beth O'Neal, partner at Conn Kavanaugh, on a webinar that explores how federal and state employment laws apply to small-scale farmers in Massachusetts. This webinar covers different employee classifications, housing and food stipends, and minimum wage and overtime requirements.