The purpose of the New Entry Farmer Manual is to provide new farmers with necessary information to participate in New Entry's training programs. The manual describes New Entry programs, payment schedules, and trainings/ farm visit schedules. It provides general farm guidelines for best practices, organic guidelines, insurance requirements, and food safety plan requirements for the marketing cooperative agreeement.
A resource to help organizations that are interested in starting a farm incubator program. Put together by the Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA), the toolkit summarizes ALBA's experience, operational guidelines, model land leases, cost allocations, farmer communication forms, business planning templates, and other considerations.
Beginning farmer survey written by Agricultural Land Based Training Association (ALBA) to confidentially learn how farmers are doing after receiving one year of services from ALBA. Survey includes questions on experience with ALBA, growing practices, and business finances.