Recent MEGA recipient, Steve Murray, from Heart Beets Farm in Berkley, MA

3.19.18 // Allison Koch- TerraCorps Service Member & Community Engagement Coordinator

MEGA Grant Program Supports Local Farmers

Have you ever felt like a donation or grant would help your farm move in the right direction? The Matching Enterprise Grants for Agriculture (MEGA) program provides up to $10,000 in grant money to new farmers! New Entry TerraCorps service member Allie Koch spoke with Steve Murray of Heart Beets Farm about his experience with the grant and his tips for new applicants.

2.20.18 // Ali Watson--Tufts Friedman School Masters Student

The Right to Food – An Emotional Conversation

During the last session of the Community Food Systems Conference hosted by New Entry in December, a crowd of passionate minds gathered for a lively discussion about The Right to Food: Shifting Systems, Policies, and Narratives that Ignore the Root Causes of Hunger.

Winona LaDuke

2.1.18 // Lydia Fermanich

Decolonizing the Food System

During the 2017 Community Food Systems Conference, environmental activist Winona LaDuke inspired over 500 attendees to create a more inclusive, empowering, and sustainable food system.

12.12.17 // Jennifer Hashley

UPDATE: Applications Now Closed! New Entry is hiring two Farmer Training Team positions!

New Entry is hiring two, full-time year-round benefited positions to join our Farmer Training Team! If you enjoy working with and mentoring beginning farmers in all aspects of production, business management, marketing, and helping them grow their operations, apply today to be our Incubator Farm Manager or our Education and Curriculum Coordinator.

11.4.17 // Jennifer Hashley

We're Hiring! Deputy Director

New Entry is seeking a seasoned leader for our new Deputy Director position! Help chart New Entry's future growth and implement strategic goals to grow and scale our programs in the farming and food systems space.

9.29.17 // Molly DellaRoman

Updated EQIP Plain Language Guide Available

An updated version of our guide on how to apply for financial assistance from the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is now available in our Resource Library:

9.2.17 // Jennifer Hashley

We're Hiring! Farmer Training Program Manager

Join our leadership team! The Farmer Training Program Manager will provide year-round technical assistance (TA), mentoring and training to small-scale direct market beginning farmers, and serve as the point person for all management responsibilities for the Farmer Training Team. This person will conduct intake and case management/technical assistance for participants in New Entry programs and services and will manage the statewide Beginning Farmer Network of Massachusetts.


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