Category Archives: Small farmer

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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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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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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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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Can Sustainable Farming Provide Sustainable Incomes?

New Entry Intern, Rachel Baras has contributed another item for discussion as she wonders what it would take for the small farmer to become economically sustainable: Most of us reading this blog would have to agree that small-scale farmers deserve … Continue reading

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