New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

Plain Language Guide to Harvesting Your Crops

Learn about when to harvest, post-havest handling, and preparing your produce for market. Information for the following crops are include:

  • Greens
  • Fruit and melon vegetables
  • Onion crops
  • Cruciferous vegetables
  • Roots and tubers
  • Beans and peas
  • Herbs
  • Pumpkin/squash blossoms
  • Pumpkins and winter squash

NESFP

2007

Fundraising, Grants, Economic Sustainability

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Presentation from New Entry that outlines how to successfully resource your incubator project and expand programming over time.

New Entry 2012 Financial Summary

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FY2012 Financial Summary from New Entry Sustainable Farming Project.

New Entry Mission and Goals

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Detailed overview of New Entry Sustainable Farming Project's mission and goals (10 year and 3 year).

New Entry Strategic Plan

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Excerpts from New Entry's 2002- 2007 Strategic Plan. Includes values, assumptions, and visions for New Entry.

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.

Wholesale Packing Resource Guide

Plain lanugage guide from New Entry for people who want to learn about selling to supermarkets, produce distributors, restaurants and institutions. The guide explains packing requirements and aims to help farmers decide if it makes sense for them to enter the wholesale market.

Season Extension

Plain language guide from the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, which aids farmers in extending their season into the winter. The guide outlines the benefits and costs of extending the growing season, several methods of season extension, and necessary materials and costs.

Quick Guide to Food Safety Resources

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Annotated bibliography compiled by New Entry, which identifies resources to help farmers farmers develop successful food safety plans and practices, including good agricultural practices (GAPs), risk management planning, and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Quick Guide to Farm Insurance

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Quick guide to Farm Insurance, put together by New Entry Sustainable Farming project, which offers protection from liability charges and property damage, as well as insurance against crop failures. Outlines types of farm insurance that are available, requirements for coverage, and potential sources of farm insurance.

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