Twelve case studies of farm incubator projects from across the U.S. conducted by the National Incubator Farm Training Initiative. Each case study is four full pages of information, including basic demographics (legal structure, numbers of staff and farmers served, acres, programs offered, etc.) as well as detailed discussions of project background, structure, operations, project management, lessons learned, and much more. The case studies also provide links to supplementary documents that offer insight and examples of the organization's work.
Assessment form from Fostering Agricultural Refugees Microenterprises (FARM) that surveys farmers about the services they received at the International rescue Committee's regional office in Phoenix. Includes questions on income, business management, and agricultural experience.
Annotated list of resources compiled by the New Entry Sustainable Farm Project to assist incubator farm operations. Includes goverment programs, private companies, NGOs, grassroots groups, and consultants.
Word document outline for fees due to incubator farm from farmers. Should be adapted to specific incubator farm projects. All Regions. English Level: Beginning. Farming level: n/a. Literacy Level: Low. Key Words: fees, organizational maintenance.
Powerpoint presentation for farmers about the basics of selling at a farmers market. Includes how to run a stand, price the products, choose products to sell at market, cost analysis, and presentation. All Regions. English Level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Low. Key Words: marketing, farmers market, budgeting.
Powerpoint Presentation/Google Slides for farmers about farmer's markets presentation. Includes many descriptive photographs. Needs additional prompts for trainers, could be adapted to any market. All Regions. English Level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Pre. Key words: farmers market, marketing.
A brief overview of New Entry's farmland matching program, which helps connect farmers who get started on the incubator sites with available farmland in Eastern Massachusetts. Document includes program history, staffing, resources, and key activities.