Production Skills

4.18.23 // 6:00pm to 6.6.23 // 7:30pm

Online Crop Production Course

Are you interested in starting your own farm business but need to learn technical skills to get started, the Crop Production Course is for you! This 8-week online course covers essential topics related to sustainable crop production, enabling participants to grow food while caring for the soil at the farm or in the garden.

4.1.23 // 10:00am to 12:00pm

Backyard Gardening Workshop

This in-person workshop is designed to help people start a vegetable garden, large or small. Participants will receive the resources and training they need to layout, develop, and troubleshoot their very own backyard garden or community garden plots producing, fresh vegetables this very season! New to vegetable gardening? Have homegrown produce by the summer! Already have a plot? Get advice from a soil-health enthusiast. All proceeds support New Entry's mission to grow the next generation of farmers.

12.19.22 // 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Composting at Scale: from the backyard to the backfield what's right for your site?

Learn about different composting options to reduce waste and build valuable soil amendment!

10.20.22 // 10:00am to 2:00pm

Climate-Smart Farming Practices - Farmers of Color Tour and Discussion

Connect with New England Farmers of Color to expand your knowledge of climate-smart farming techniques!

7.14.22 // 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Online Crop Production Course

This online version of the class will meet on Zoom every Thursday evening (from 5:00 pm- 6:30 pm) for eight weeks. In addition to the synchronous online classes, participants are welcome to participate in optional on-farm experiential learning opportunities at Moraine Farm in Beverly.

1.13.22 // 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Farm Management Applications From Seed to Sale: Keeping Records for Enterprise Budgets

An overview of different software and technologies that can help with farm management from seed to sale.

11.11.21 // 6:00pm to 2.24.22 // 7:30pm

Agricultural Technology Platforms - Using technology to managing risk on the farm

Join us on Thursday evenings from November 2021 through February 2022 to learn from farmers and agricultural technology platforms about managing legal, financial, production, and marketing risks.

8.3.21 // 5:00pm to 8.31.21 // 6:30pm

Crop Production Workshops - Fall Harvest

Workshop participants will learn basic horticulture principles and practices associated with organic vegetable production. The workshops will take place virtually with optional opportunities to work and learn in-person at Moraine Farm in Beverly, MA each week.

6.30.20 // 4:00pm to 7.28.20 // 5:30pm

Organic Farming & Food Systems Practicum II: Summer Management

Join us for the second workshop series "Summer Management" in our 3-part Organic Farming and Food Systems Practicum.

5.19.20 // 4:00pm to 6.16.20 // 5:30pm

Organic Farming and Food Systems Practicum 1: Spring Preparation

Workshop participants will learn basic horticulture principles and practices associated with organic vegetable production emphasizing soil health and regenerative agriculture systems. This workshop focuses on soil management, cultivation and tillage practices (including no-till), plant propagation, and crop planning. The value of soil organic matter and microbes will be discussed within the contexts of industrial and regenerative agriculture, exposing participants to broader issues in the food system.


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