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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.
Our physical library at our offices in Beverly,
MA contains books, CD's, DVD's periodicals, pamphlets, and videos in English, Spanish, Hmong, and Khmer.
If you have a resource you would like see, or one you would like to share with the NIFTI community of practitioners, contact email@example.com.
Sample lease agreement from Lutheran Social Services (
LSS) for a parcel hosting one of their training sites for beginning farmers. Includes agreements between the program and the landowner regarding land use and various logistical provisions.
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.
Lesson Plan for New Entry's Explore Farming! course. Includes course goals and outline for the 90 minute course.
Registration Form for New Entry's Explore Farming! workshop.
The syllabus for New Entry's introductory, 3-hour farming course.
A two-page overview of the Farley Center Farm Incubator program.
A flier from the Farley Center Farm Incubator inviting land owners and beginning farmers to a mixer.
An annotated list of farm and food advocacy literature and resources, compiled by Rogue Farm Corps.
An annotated list of farm and food advocacy organizations and resources that was put together by Rogue Farm Corps.
Sample of the student handbook for New Entry's Farm Business Training Course: includes first session (of six) with course introduction and marketing lesson.