Author Archives: Sam Anderson

This Thursday: Our Annual Open Farms Tour

Join New Entry this Thursday for our 6th Annual Open Farms Tour! Date: Thursday, August 1st (Rain or Shine!) Time: 4:45 – 7:45 pm Location: starting at Ogonowski Memorial Fields, 126 Jones Ave., Dracut, MA; and visit to a 2nd incubator … Continue reading

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Farmer Profile: Erin Stack

 By Trevor Cullen, UMass Lowell Writing Student  Buying a farm with two months of vague farming experience is not the traditional way to pursue a career in agriculture. Neither is making the transition from art professor to farmer, but Erin … Continue reading

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Event Journal: Explore Farming!

Written by Trevor Cullen, a student at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. On December 12, I went to New Entry’s Lowell office anticipating sitting in on my first Farm Business Planning Course; however a wrong turn led me to sit … Continue reading

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In Memory: Mr. Kim

By Matthew Himmel, former New Entry and World PEAS Marketing Manager If you have ever bought amaranth greens, water spinach, Asian cucumbers or bitter melon at the Lowell Farmers Market or received them in your World PEAS CSA share, most … Continue reading

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Event Journal: Farm to School Workshop

Written by Trevor Cullen, a student at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Last month, I attended the Farm-to-School workshop hosted by New Entry Sustainable Farming Project and led by the Massachusetts Farm to School Project. As someone completely new to … Continue reading

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Becca Weaver: Farmland Advisor

New Entry’s own Becca Weaver has been selected to participate in Farmland Advisors, a new training program on farm transfer and farmland access options designed for professionals working with farmers and landowners. With nearly 25 percent of the farmland in … Continue reading

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Farmland matching in the Boston Globe

A Boston Globe article this week focuses on New Entry’s farmland matching program, including the story of New Entry farmer Seona. Congratulations to Becca Weaver, our Farmland Matching Coordinator, for the well-deserved credit!

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It’s a SNAP: Expanding Food Access in Lowell

World PEAS, and the larger New Entry Sustainable Food Project, are committed to serving under-resourced individuals in the greater Boston and Lowell areas in both the supply and demand side of commercial agriculture.  We support the farmers who grow food … Continue reading

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New Entry’s Newest Addition: Eero Ruuttila

New Entry is excited to introduce our new Technical Assistance and Incubator Farm Site Coordinator, Eero Ruuttila. Eero (pronounced “arrow”) comes to New Entry from Siena Farms in Sudbury, Mass., but he is best known in these parts for his … Continue reading

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Workshop Highlights: Temple Grandin

On August 30, New Entry had the privilege of co-coordinating a Cattle Behavior and Handling Workshop with the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, featuring guest speaker Dr. Temple Grandin. Dr. Grandin is nationally renowned for her work on understanding … Continue reading

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