Upcoming Events

11.7.17 // 9:15am to 11.10.17 // 2:00pm

NIFTI National Field School

Now in its sixth year, the NIFTI National Field School supports professional development and network building for Incubator Farm Project staff from across the country. The Field School is structured around interactive workshops, facilitated resource review sessions and regional networking and goal-setting opportunities, with ample time to connect with others working in your unique field. A farm tour of the Agriculture and Land Based Training Association will introduce you to the work of one of the oldest incubator projects in the United States.

11.16.17 // 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Explore Farming Workshop

A free 2-hour introductory workshop designed to help you ask the right questions about starting your very own small farm business!


Updated EQIP Plain Language Guide Available

An updated version of our guide on how to apply for financial assistance from the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is now available in our Resource Library: https://nesfp.org/resources/applying-environmental-quality-incentives-program-eqip-funding

We're Hiring! Farmer Training Program Manager

Join our leadership team! The Farmer Training Program Manager will provide year-round technical assistance (TA), mentoring and training to small-scale direct market beginning farmers, and serve as the point person for all management responsibilities for the Farmer Training Team. This person will conduct intake and case management/technical assistance for participants in New Entry programs and services and will manage the statewide Beginning Farmer Network of Massachusetts.