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Food Hub Coordinator, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project (Boston, MA)

Organize planning and logistics for operation of multi-farmer Food Hub, including a 450-share Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, providing fresh, locally-grown produce to customers around the Merrimack Valley and Boston area. Plan multiple strategies and provide logistical operations for providing over $30K of produce to low-income residents around the Boston area. Learn more.

Work Study Position, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project (Lowell, MA)

The New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is seeking a work-study eligible Tufts graduate student to serve as our Farmer Training Course Assistant. Must be available on Wednesday evenings from 5 – 9 pm and able to travel to Lowell, MA. Course meets from October – December and again January – March on Wednesday evenings for a 3-hour session. Responsibilities include: preparing course materials for trainings; scheduling speakers and field trips to farms/markets; coordinating logistics for training courses; attending training sessions and providing technical assistance to participants; evaluating training sessions; and assisting in revisions of training manuals. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Hashley, New Entry Director: jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu

Aug 02: 5th Annual New Entry Open Farms Tour

You are invited to join New Entry for an insider’s tour of our beginning farmer incubator training sites. Join New Entry farmers and staff for an informative and fun-filled 5th Annual Open Farms Tour on Thursday, August 2nd, beginning at 4:45 PM, at the Ogonowski Memorial Fields, located at 126 Jones Avenue, Dracut, MA.  Fun for the whole family!

 

Speak with project farmers and staff to learn about our beginning farmer training programs, our farmland preservation efforts, and farm employment resources. Discover what motivates New Entry farmers and learn steps that New Entry farmers take to mitigate risks on their farms. Explore where your food comes from! Meet and network with other project supporters who believe in New Entry’s mission. Taste delicious appetizers made with locally-grown produce from the farms.

 

This event is free and open to all New Entry friends and supporters, and registration is required.  Donations are always welcome to support and expand our work.   Click on the link below for registration and directions.  See you at the farm!

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