NIFTI Training Materials

The National Incubator Farm Training Initiative (NIFTI) offers over 200 resources compiled from dozens of organizations across the country related to best practices for Incubator Farm Projects.

From sample curricula, to farmer leases and manuals, to site management protocols, NIFTI's library contains a wide range of tools to help your organization better serve beginning farmers.

If you have a resource you would like see, or one you would like to share with the NIFTI community of practitioners, contact Brianna: brianna.bowman@tufts.edu.

Example Lease for Farmer Training Program - LSS (2)

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Sample land lease between Lutheran Social Services, a refugee-focused beginning farmer training program, and a landowner. Agreement delineates specific uses of property in detail and offers sample language for similar agreements.

Explore Farming Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan for New Entry's Explore Farming! course. Includes course goals and outline for the 90 minute course.

Farm Incubator Administration and Management

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Document that provides an overview of the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, including history, staffing, budget, resources, activities, goals, and lessons.

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