Category Archives: Local food

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: 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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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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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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Local Food Movement, Articles from Coast to Coast

This Washington Post article features 3 women who ride their bicycles from Washington, D.C. to Montreal to document thriving small farms, community gardens, and the growth of urban agriculture. In Washington state, people struggle to find a way to bring … Continue reading

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A Visit from Chef Jody Adams of Rialto Restaurant

Chef Jody Adams, of Rialto Restaurant in Cambridge, MA, will be making a visit to Whitegate farm to meet with our farmers and do a Guerrilla Grilling piece next Monday, July 28. Supporter of local foods and cooking, Chef Jody … Continue reading

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Lowell Farmer’s Market

Hello there! Last Friday was the opening day of the Lowell Farmer’s Market in JFK Square, right across from City Hall. The market opened at 3pm, with 7 vendors selling vegetables, herbs, berries and baked goods (which quickly sold out!). … Continue reading

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