New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

Farmland Access for New Farmers

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A brief overview of New Entry's farmland matching program, which helps connect farmers who get started on the incubator sites with available farmland in Eastern Massachusetts. Document includes program history, staffing, resources, and key activities.

"Among Hmong" or "Come Here Khmer"

An introduction to the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. PowerPoint format.

2003

Building the Leopold Center GAP-Certifiable Vegetable Wash Station: Notes and Modifications

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Document that describes the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) compliant vegetable wash station at one of New Entry's incubator farm sites in Dracut, MA, including modifications that were made to the original design, developed by the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.

Food Safety Survey

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Survey from New Entry that asks farmers about general food safety practices, measures taken in the field, and post harvest procedures.

On Farm Wash Station Questionnaire

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Questionnaire from New Entry that surveys farmers about their current wash station practices.

Regulations: Conservation and Zoning presentation

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Presentation from New Entry that aims to help farmers understand conservation planning, zoning, and the local advocacy process. Includes information on farmland preservation, wetland and conservation restrictions, zoning and building codes, and other environmental considerations.

The Beginning Farmer Quiz

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Quiz from New Entry that is designed to help beginning farmers identify important characteristics that will support getting started in farming.

Outreach for New Farmer Programs

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An overview of New Entry's work on outreach for new farmer programs. Identifies targeted mechanisms for outreach to recruit participants for specific programs. This document outlines staffing, resources, activities, and strategies.

Explore Farming Registration Form

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Registration Form for New Entry's Explore Farming! workshop.

Plain Language Guide to USDA's NASS End of Season Fruit and Vegetable Inquiry

Learn about the purpose of the end of season survey, contact information for USDA, and the steps for completing the survey.

Northeast Network of Immigrant Farming Projects

2007

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