A Plain Language Guide from the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. In this guide, you will learn about: production risk; marketing risk; financial risk; worker risk; legal risk; strategies to manage risk.
A Plain Language Guide from the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. In this guide you will leanr about: when toharvest fresh vegetables; post-harvest handling and food safety; preparing produce for market.
A Plain Language Guide from the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. In this guide, you will learn about: Purpose of the End of Season Survey; Step-by-Step Instructions to complete the survey; Contact information for the USDA.
"Through Windy City Harvest's (WCH) nine-month training, beginning farmers will earn a certificate in sustainable horticulture and urban agriculture from Daley College/Arturo Velasquez Institute (AVI) of the City Colleges of Chicago.
Along with six other experienced farm incubator programs, the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project has developed a two-year dissemination and technical assistance program to serve new and emerging programs. Activities include include:
"All activities below will be conducted in a culturally appropriate manner in the client's language. Curriculum will cover business filing, documentation of cash receipts and taxes. Also, the needs of marketing outlets will be identified and conveyed to clients to better align both parties' interests.
"International Rescue Committee (IRC) San Diego' Refugee Entrepreneurial Agriculture Program (REAP) assists new American refugee farmers in becoming future leaders of a sustainable, urban and ethnically-oriented agricultural sector.
"Alabama A&M University's (AAMU) Small Farms Research Center has a long history of serving the needs of small, limited resource and socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers in Alabama. Since 2008, the Center has assisted over 300 agricultural producers through value-added producer grants, crop insurance, cost-share and loan programs.
An internship report that covers and compares the situation and support for beginning farmers in the United States, Canada, and France. Tables that include beginning farmers serving institutions, their missions and correspondence with the author, and a bibliography are informative appendices to the report.