Category Archives: beginning farmers

New Entry Open Farms Tour, August 1

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project will open its farms to the public during their 6th Annual Open Farms Tour on Thursday, August 1st, beginning at 4:45 PM, at the Ogonowski Memorial Fields in Dracut, MA. Learn about their beginning farmer training programs and enjoy local food! New Entry’s 6th Annual Open Farms Tour New Entry […]

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NOFA-NH’s Journeyperson Program Accepting Applications

NOFA-NH is Now Accepting Applications for the 2013 Journeyperson Program! The 2012 Journeyperson program was NOFA-NH’s first, and we connected two first year production farmers to experienced mentors. The goal of the Journeyperson program is to help first year production farmers find success by providing them with the kind of support and community connection that […]

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New Entry Workshop: Explore Farming! September 25

New Entry Workshops for New Farmers: Explore Farming! 155 Merrimack St, 3rd Floor, Lowell, MA Tuesday, September 25, 2012 4 – 6 pm Cost: Free New Entry’s workshop Explore Farming! is designed to help you figure out how to get started with a new farm business. This free two-hour workshop and discussion is a prerequisite […]

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UVM Farmer Training Program

Though the tomatoes and melons of this season are still in full force, and the fall bounty is yet to come, it is time to daydream about 2013. The UVM Farmer Training Program is now accepting applications until October 1 for early admission to the 2013 cohort! (After that admission will be rolling until spots and the […]

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Ensuring the Future of Farming: Beginning Farmer Journeypersons Announced

As part of their program to encourage beginning farmers in New Hampshire, NOFA-NH has announced its first two journeypersons — Todd Horner of Nubanusit Farm Project and Glenn Preston of Willow Pond Community Farm. Horner will be mentored by Andy Pressman, a Sustainable Agriculture Specialist with the National Center for Appropriate Technology, and Preston by our […]

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New Journeyperson Program at NOFA-NH

Great news about NOFA-NH‘s new journeyperson program, via the New Hampshire Farms Network: NOFA-NH (Northeast Organic Farming Association-NH) is introducing its first Journeyperson program for beginning organic farmers, modeled after MOFGA’s (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) well-established Journeyperson program. The Journeyperson program will be launched this spring, and it is looking for beginning farmers (between zero to […]

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