Author Archives: Angel Park

2009 World PEAS CSA Shares are Available – Sign Up Now!

Sign up for the World PEAS CSA, and receive 18 weekly distributions of fresh, seasonal vegetables grown by New Entry and other local farmers. The CSA also offers fruit and winter share options. To get a copy of the brochure, … Continue reading

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Staying Busy Through the Winter

It may seem that just because it is the dead of winter, there is not much going on at New Entry. It is quite the contrary! New Entry staff is keeping busy preparing for the next growing season, working on … Continue reading

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Farm Business Planning Course – January Session

The second Farm Business Planning Course in preparation for the 2009 growing season will begin on Monday, January 26th. Classes will meet for six weeks, each Monday evening from 6-9 pm in our Lowell office. There is still room for … Continue reading

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New Entry Farmer, Seona Ban, Transitions to Independent Farm

Here is news first published in the New Entry Newsletter and re-broadcast for our internet community: Farmer Seona Ban (New Entry class of 2006) recently joined New Entry’s ever-growing crop of independent farmers. After farming at the Richardson’s Dairy training … Continue reading

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New Entry Endorses White House Victory Garden

Have you heard of change.org’s Ideas for a Change in America? This is your chance to vote on issues you’d like to see on the new President’s agenda. Polls close Thursday, 5pm EST and the top ideas will be presented … Continue reading

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New Entry Looking into Season Extension Opportunities

Sturbridge, MA – Last Friday, CSA Coordinator Matthew Himmel and New Entry farmers, Mr. Kim, Addison, and his two daughters attended a seminar entitled, “Alternative Crops for Greenhouses and High Tunnels.” This class was put on with the collaboration of … Continue reading

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New Entry Graduate starts Independent Enterprise

Lydia Sisson, a 2008 graduate of the Business Planning Course at New Entry, has secured some land in N. Reading to start her business, Luna Farm. Lydia’s agricultural experience started as an undergraduate at Vassar College, where she volunteered on … Continue reading

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Middlesex Community College Day of Service

On Friday, October 17, 100 Middlesex Community College students helped clean up New Entry’s leased farmland for their Day of Service. From 9:30am to 12:30pm, these students mobilized to clear up bushes, winterize the hoop house, trim the fields, clean … Continue reading

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Farm Business Course in Session

The Farm Business Course is in session! This is a 6 week course where students learn the business-side of running a small farm business – from creating a business plan, learning crop management, troubleshooting, and marketing. This course is offered … Continue reading

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New Entry wins Harry Chapin Award!

It’s hard to believe it’s already November. The first semester at the Friedman School is already getting ready to wind down and meanwhile New Entry has been movin’ and shakin’. New Entry was very excited to be a 2008 recipient … Continue reading

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