Farmer Resource Library

New Entry's farmer library has hundreds of resources on sustainable farming, marketing, and operating a successful small business. Our physical library at our office in Beverly, MA contains books, CD's, DVD's periodicals, pamphlets, and videos in English, Spanish, Hmong, and Khmer. You can also search the directory below for downloadable digital resources, helpful web sites, and online farming videos.

Please visit or call our office at 978-654-6745 if you can't find what you're looking for here. Sometimes we are out in the field, so it's best to let us know if you're planning on stopping by.

Working with Interpreters

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This training of trainer’s workshop is designed for refugee farmer incubator interpreters and/or staff who work together to deliver trainings and technical assistance. It is also useful for outside service providers and partners (e.g. extension educators) who provide trainings with refugee farmers using interpreters. The two role-play activities can be used regularly when working with interpreters throughout the season. This teaching resource was developed by the Institute for Social and Economic Development (ISED Solutions)in collaboration with 18 refugee projects from around the country. Refugee farmer training programs across the country provided feedback on this lesson, which is now integrated throughout the guide.

World PEAS Food Hub 2013 Annual Report

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Our 2013 World PEAS Food Hub Annual Report provides program statistics about our multi-farmer food hub that sources fruits and vegetables from 30 New Entry beginning, immigrant and refugee farmers. The Food Hub provides food for over 400 families in the Boston and Lowell area, including seniors, low-income and homeless individuals.

World PEAS Food Hub 2014 Annual Report

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The 2014 World PEAS Annual Report provides program statistics about our multi-farmer food hub that sources local, sustainably grown produce from 25 New Entry farmers. The Food Hub provides food for over 500 families in the Boston and Lowell area, including seniors, low-income and homeless individuals.

Zucchini Pest Management

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This is a slide show that introduces three insect pests and one disease which singly or together can destroy a zucchini crop (striped cucumber beetle, squash bug, squash vine borer, and powdery mildew). Trap crops and rogueing are suggested as control method strategies. Slides can be printed (and laminated) for field instruction.

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