New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

Marketing Cooperatives for Incubator Farms

An overview of the World PEAS Cooperative, which works to provide a market for the beginning and immigrant farmers that are in training with New Entry. The overview highlights the reources, including staffing and budget, that are required to run the CSA.

Running a Low-Income CSA

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Document put together by New Entry that provides an overview of the World PEAS (People Enhancing Agricultural Sustainability), Food Hub, an illustration of how to successfully connect low-income consumers with fresh, local produce.

Farm Business Training Course- Student Handbook

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Sample of the student handbook for New Entry's Farm Business Training Course: includes first session (of six) with course introduction and marketing lesson.

Guide to Starting a Multi-Farm CSA

A plain language guide from the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project for starting a multi-farm CSA (community supported agriculture). Includes general information and sample documents for starting a CSA.

Marketing and Sales Lesson Plan

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New Entry's lesson plan on marketing and sales. Includes an overview of marketing options, creating a marketing plan, identifying customers, and identifying competition.

Training and Technical Assistance for New Farmers

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An overview of New Entry's training and technical assistance program for new farmers. Includes history and context, information on staffing, resources, key activities, and lessons learned.

Farm Support Services

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Annotated list of resources compiled by the New Entry Sustainable Farm Project to assist incubator farm operations. Includes goverment programs, private companies, NGOs, grassroots groups, and consultants.

Managing an Incubator Farm - Overview

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New Entry's overview on managing an incubator farm, including history, staffing, budget, and lessons learned. 

Marketing and Sales Lesson Plan - Farm Business Planning Course

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A sample of New Entry's Farm Business Planning Class curriculum; lesson plan from the 1st session on Marketing.

Explore Farming Syllabus

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The syllabus for New Entry's introductory, 3-hour farming course.

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