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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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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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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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A Little Help From Our Friends (at B.U.)

New Entry’s three incubator farm sites underwent a makeover this year at the hands of Boston University’s FYSOP Volunteer Program. Groups of 15 incoming freshmen spent five hours on August 31st, September 1st, and September 2nd getting to know some of … 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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The New MPPU: It’s Real!

Yeah, yeah, so this blog has been stuck on chickens lately. I promise to move on in the next post, but first, exciting news: our second mobile poultry processing unit is almost done! The final details are being worked out … Continue reading

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Chicken Processing Is All the Rage

Thanks to CISA for including us in their newsletter! If you have more questions about chicken processing or are interested in renting the MPPU, email Sam (sanderson@comteam.org). The part about the MPPU is below, and you can read the whole … Continue reading

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