Spreadsheet that will determine scoring for farmers' land use practices through New Entry. Scored categories include fees and debts, storage, building structures, trash removal, parking, visitors, community relations, and water/ equipment use.
A presentation from the 2015 NIFTI National Field School on Land Matching and Acquisition by Noelle Fogg of New Entry.
Learn about the New Entry Farmland Matching Service's three-pronged approach to helping beginning farmers access farmland outside of the incubator farm: systems, hands-on technical assistance, and partnership building. This presentation explores what makes a “successful” farmer-farmland match, and best practices for managing a farmland matching service.
Document from the Intervale Center that outlines the land use protocols that all farms in the Intervale must follow. Includes specifics on cover crops and rotation, compost application, weed/ insect/ disease management, irrigation, testing, reporting, and buildings/ improvements.
A brief overview of New Entry's livestock training program, designed for beginning farmers—particularly those with limited resources—who wish to start or scale up a small pasture‐based livestock or poultry enterprise.