Author Archives: Sam Anderson

Local food phenoms

The New Entry Sustainable Farming Project occupies a unique niche in the swelling local food movement. Beyond simply advocating for buying close to home, the NESFP fosters sustainability in the local food economy by disseminating agricultural knowledge and helping the … Continue reading

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Out standing in our fields

Last week we held our second livestock field school of the season, the Forage and Grazing Field School, at the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. After classroom presentations by Barbara Miller (NRCS) and Stephen Herbert (UMass), the vet school … Continue reading

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With a little help from our friends

Volunteers from Innovation Academy Charter School in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts spent a day helping New Entry get ready for CSA season, and help they did! Here are some snapshots of the troopers in action:

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Cultivating the Next Generation of Food Producers

Our own Jennifer Hashley on GoodEater: “How many of us, when we were kids, maybe in the third grade, thought, when I grow up, I want to be a doctor? A lawyer? An astronaut? Perhaps. But how many of us … Continue reading

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Not Your Father’s Petting Zoo

New Entry is kicking off our Livestock Field Schools this year with a free Livestock Farm Day at the Tufts vet school in North Grafton, Mass. on June 5. Workshops will be held throughout the day, where you can learn … Continue reading

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We take our show on the road

You’ve seen and heard us in the media – now you can see and hear us in person! Here are the unofficial ‘speaking tour’ dates for various New Entry staff: McKenzie and Jennifer – Friday, May 7th – Boston Area … Continue reading

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New Entry invades every major form of media

Things have been busy around here, and we can prove it! Here are some links to our recent appearances in all sorts of media: video, radio, web, and newspaper. Annotated for your convenience. http://vimeo.com/10983193 Click above to watch our recently … Continue reading

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Return of the Livestock Schools

Last year New Entry organized a series of Livestock Field Trainings in cooperation with the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. The workshop were such a hit, we had to bring them back – but this year there’s a bit … Continue reading

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You Are What You Tweet

Okay, that’s not true (thank goodness). But here at New Entry, we’re trying to expand our horizons a bit. You may think Twitter and Facebook and YouTube are the domain of bored teenagers, not farmers, but the times they are … Continue reading

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Mobile poultry processing has legs

“You want to do WHAT?” That’s a common response when one starts explaining the merits of using a mobile poultry processing unit (MPPU). And at first blush, the notion of a roving chicken processing facility does sound a bit unusual. … Continue reading

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