New Entry Food Hub provides market access to beginning farmers, market-based training, and produce aggregation and distribution services to a broad array of consumers. We operate a Community Supported Agriculture program, food access programs for food insecure families and individuals, and donate produce to food banks and pantries, transitional living centers, and other social service agencies. Learn more about our 2021 Food Hub operations, impact, and new partnerships!
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NIFTI Fact Sheet: Considerations for High Tunnel Design and Construction. Compiled from 2017 NIFTI Listserv Contributions.
A handbook developed by NOFA_NY for farmers interested in sustainable farming internships. The toolkit discusses the role of a farmer as a teacher and whether or not they are a good fit. Chapters detail designing an internship program and the selection process and provide overviews of living arrangements, how to provide a high-quality learning experience, and applicable labor regulations.
Describes the partnership between Unity College and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Associatoin - allowing apprentices working with MOFGA to earn academic credit. Certain academic coursework must be completed alongside the apprenticeship hours.
This brief, prepated by Drummond and Wilson, reviews current trends in Wage and Hour enforcement and reviews differences in types of labor performed on a farm, and what qualifies as agricultural work.
This fact sheet, published by the United States Department Of Labor, defines employment under the The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and outlines what conditions must be met for an intern to qualify as unpaid. The fact sheet further discusses factors that need to be considered by “for-profit” internship programs.
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Background Information on New Americans’ is a compilation of resources about refugees and special immigrants actively participating in refugee agriculture programs at the International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville, VA. The information originates from a variety of sources including the IRC itself and the Department of Health and Human Services. It provides abbreviated information about the cultural practices and context from which resettled people hail, with an emphasis on diet, food traditions and agricultural
This document provides the 2013 instructions from the IRS for filling out the Schedule F. Advanced. Other keywords: Finance, Entrepreneur
Provides a checklist for creating a business plan for farmers. Sections include: description of business, paroduct/service, market, competition, product development plan, sales plan, and other sections. Advanced. Other keywords: Finance, Entrepreneur
This document provides an outline for a business plan including client profiles, business, market and competition, financial information and projections, operation and management plan, and business organization. Advanced. Other keywords: Finance, Entrepreneur