Upcoming Events

1.23.19 // 8:30am to 5:00pm

Direct Market Success Workshop

As a direct market farmer you know that meeting the needs and values of your customers is fundamental to creating a healthy long-term relationship. Attend this workshop and learn how to serve the direct market and make your farm a highly desired source of fresh produce.

1.29.19 // 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Webinar: Applying for BFRDP Funding in 2019

With the recently passed 2018 Farm Bill, the BFRDP program will be changing. What do we know so far about the program changes? What can you be doing NOW to prepare for a successful application in 2019? Planning ahead is the most important element of successful USDA applications, so let’s get started! Facilitated by New Entry and Consultant Allison Goin.

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Guests from American Training help pack CSA shares

CSA Season Succeeds with Help of Farmers and Volunteers

The 2018 CSA season is officially in full swing! With the help of volunteers from American Training, the Food Hub Team is busy aggregating produce from our alumni farmers and forming a bountiful fruit and vegetable share.

Dennis, Ari, and Bryan learn how to take a soil test at our class on nutrient management in June.

New Entry goes back to the basics with Dig In, our crop production course for new farmers

This growing season, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is holding a brand new class that teaches students everything they need to know about producing crops! Our first class has 30 students enrolled, all of them excited to learn how to produce vegetable crops. The course started in April with indoor sessions for topics such as crop planning and introduction to sustainable agriculture and in May the class moved outdoors to New Entry’s incubator farm in Dracut for hands-on activities and field demonstrations.