Monthly Archives: August 2008

The Mighty Eggplant

I love how the same food cooked in different ways can transport us to different parts around the world. The simple, beautiful eggplant can be featured in Italian caponata, French ratatouille, Mediterranean baba ganoush, or in this Indian dish I … Continue reading

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Can Sustainable Farming Provide Sustainable Incomes?

New Entry Intern, Rachel Baras has contributed another item for discussion as she wonders what it would take for the small farmer to become economically sustainable: Most of us reading this blog would have to agree that small-scale farmers deserve … Continue reading

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Try This Refreshing Summer Vegetable

If you didn’t already know, the Lowell Farmer’s Market features four New Entry Farmers. I like to hang out and learn about the different ethnic produce grown, harvested, and sold by them. Not only do they get customers who are … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want Summer to End

My summer is over. Labor day is right around the corner, meaning that all across the country parents of school-aged children are stocking up on school supplies, college students are gearing up for the new academic year, and I have … Continue reading

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Article in the Boston Globe

Hello friends, There was a great article in the Boston Globe yesterday discussing how immigrant farmers have been able to take their training from the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project to grow crops from their native countries and find a … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the 2008 Food, Conservation, and Energy Act

I’m pleased to share with you a guest post from another intern here at New Entry. A senior at Brookline High School, Rachel Baras heads the hunger committee for SAJE — Student Action for Justice and Education. And as an … Continue reading

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I Heard It On the Radio

Here’s a story of sustainable food right in your backyard, along with a radio program about organic food. We here at New Entry know Mrs. Caroline Zuk as the landlord to three of our Cambodian farmers at Saja Farm. Today … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars!

Save the date! Sunday, September 28th will be New Entry’s Annual Harvest Festival at Richardson’s Dairy Farm. We’ll have everything needed for fun–live music, good food, great company–Don’t miss out!

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Report from New Entry’s Annual Farm Tour

August 7, 2008, Richardson Farm – Dracut, MA. New Entry Sustainable Farming Project had their annual farm tour from 5-8pm yesterday evening. Despite the rain and dreary weather, about 45 people came decked out in rain gear to learn more … Continue reading

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Latest Scoop on New Entry

Speaking of local farming in the news, New Entry had a page in the Lowell Sun last Sunday! The article identified New Entry’s mission in bridging the gap that currently lies in creating a successful local food system here in … Continue reading

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