Author Archives: Sam Anderson

New Entry’s 5th Annual Farm Tour: They Came, They Saw, They Stayed for Some Appetizers

New Entry opened its training farms to the public during their 5th Annual Open Farms Tour August 2nd.  Guests visited with four New Entry graduates at four farms in Dracut, to learn about what motives New Entry farmers, discuss soil … Continue reading

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Pest management workshop for refugees at Lutheran Social Services

On Wednesday, Farmland Coordinator Becca Weaver left the office to venture out to New Lands Farm, run by Lutheran Social Services (LSS), to teach their program participants about pest management.  The workshop participants were refugees and two translators were present … Continue reading

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A new video about New Entry, and Adisson and Seona driving a tractor

Have a look at this this excellent video Molly Bedell made about New Entry! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdC6rcd9uHM&feature=youtu.be As he talks about planning for the growing season, New Entry farmer Adisson Toussaint has a line in this video that pretty much sums up why … Continue reading

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You need expert panelists? We’ve got expert panelists

See the videos below, where Jennifer Hashley (New Entry’s Director) and Ethan Grundberg (up until recently,  our Technical Assistance and Incubator Farms Coordinator, now Farm Manager at Allandale Farm) make up 100% of the expert panel at a Northeastern University … Continue reading

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The season begins!

New Entry’s staff often say that we all wear more than one hat. When we had a greenhouse propagation field training – our first field training of the year – scheduled to happen when there would be no Technical Assistance … Continue reading

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Meet Our CSA Coordinator

For those who might not realize just what a big deal World PEAS CSA has become, check out Adrien Bisson’s recent interview with Matthew Himmel, New Entry’s Marketing Manager. Continue reading

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New Entry is Hiring!

New Entry is looking to fill two positions to help run our World PEAS CSA this year! Continue reading

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New Entry and the MPPU on NPR!

The Mobile Poultry Processing Unit was recently featured on Radio Boston! Read and listen here: http://radioboston.wbur.org/2011/09/12/slaughtering-local-poultry Moved to try these chickens out for yourself? You can preorder from the next batch (with pickups in Dracut on Oct. 3 and Medford/Somerville … Continue reading

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Chicks!

Things have been happening out at the farms – fields plowed, crops planted, a new hoophouse skinned – but none quite as adorable as the newest tenants at Ogonowski Memorial Fields: our chickens! At just under two and three weeks, … Continue reading

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New Entry’s New Digs

If you haven’t already heard, New Entry has moved. Don’t worry, Lowellites, we’re still here – we just moved down the street. Now we share a building with one of our financial sponsors, Community Teamwork, Inc., in the Bon Marche … Continue reading

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