Program Evaluation

Annual Assessment for Farmers and Staff

A 144-point skills assessment from the New American Sustainable Agriculture Program (NASAP) in ME used to evaluate farmer progress. This simple, but comprehensive tool uses pictures and straightforward questions to find out how farmers are progressing towards meeting their learning goals.

ALBA Agriculture and Land-based Training Association Farm Incubator Toolkit


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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.

Production Records Template


  • Digital Download

A simple excel spreadheet that helps farmers track their production totals for individual markets and by crop. Provided by Beth LaShell at the Old Fort Market Garden Incubator in Fort Lewis, CO.

NIFTI Farm Incubator Toolkit


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The National Incubator Farm Training Initiative has compiled the knowledge and experience of dozens of farm incubator projects across the U.S. to bring you the first edition of the NIFTI Farm Incubator Toolkit; a comprehensive guide to starting and operating land-based beginning farmer training programs.


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