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The Beef Cattle School in Pictures

Our final livestock field school of the year was the Beef Cattle School, and we finished strong, with over 40 participants and a big-name speaker, Dr. Robert Smith, who came all the way from Oklahoma. So, on to the pictures: … Continue reading

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The Sheep School in Pictures

We had our Sheep School last month with solid turnout and excellent speakers – you know, the norm. Here are some of the highlights: We had something new this year: Betty Levin brought her collies to show us how to … Continue reading

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Beth and Takashi – Living the Dream!

Beth Suedmeyer and Takashi Tada, recent graduates of New Entry’s Farm Business Planning course, get some recognition for their efforts in Ayer, thanks to the Green Ayer News blog: Many of us have probably daydreamed at one time or another, … Continue reading

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Poultry processing has a new home: on the road

There is a lot of squawking going on lately about local meat production. While access to fresh local produce is now available to many folks in Massachusetts, you will probably find it much more difficult to buy a pound of … Continue reading

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AP Article About New Entry!

An AP reporter and photographer came by the farms recently to do a story on New Entry. Well, the story came out this morning, and it has already been picked up by almost 250 news outlets! Here it is (with … Continue reading

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Beef Workshop Videos Online

Thanks to the efforts of video producer extraordinaire John Dorman and the camera work of Ronit Ridberg, last fall’s Beef Workshop is online in its entirety! Part 1 http://www.dogooder.tv/Orgs/NESFP/default.aspx?MovieID=3814 Part 2 http://www.dogooder.tv/Orgs/NESFP/default.aspx?MovieID=3813 Part 3 http://www.dogooder.tv/Orgs/NESFP/default.aspx?MovieID=3811 Part 4 http://www.dogooder.tv/Orgs/NESFP/default.aspx?MovieID=3810 Part 5 … Continue reading

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Backyard Poultry Workshop Day

About 40 people showed at Pete & Jen’s Backyard Birds in Concord as our own Jennifer Hashley played host to a poultry field school as part of the NOFA/Mass Statewide Backyard Poultry Workshop Day. Participants saw firsthand what a successful … Continue reading

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New farmer Deena Sao

Deena Sao is a student of nursing and education, a Born-Again Christian, and a homeschooler of her four kids. And now, she’s a farmer with the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. She discovered the NESFP through a simple internet search … Continue reading

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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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