Northeast Region

Program is available and open to anyone in the northeast U.S. including CT, DE, DC, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VM.

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"The Beginning Farmer Network of Massachusetts (BFN/Mass) is a collaborative network of farmers and farm service providers dedicated to beginning farmer success in MA." A searchable Resource Map for beginning farmers A Resource Finder to guide beginning farmers through the resources A state-wide Calendar of beginning farmer events Profiles of su

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"The SEED program receives support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to educate, support, and empower low-income, Southeast Asian farmer entrepreneurs."

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"A vocation is more than a job. It implies an occupation as being particularly worthy and requiring great dedication. Farming is such a vocation. We hope these offerings are a beginning towards restoring agriculture as a foundational impulse for our own health and for the well being of our planet and our communities."

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The Vineyard Site Evaluation website consists of three parts: 1) an educational tab pertinent to growing grapes and establishing a vineyard in New York State 2) a resources tab providing links to other sites dedicated to the grape growing industry and 3) a map interface.

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"CT NOFA has partnered with Holistic Management International for five years to implement the Beginning Women Farmer Program. The training begins in early November and consists of 10 all-day Saturday sessions. The first six are throughout the winter and for several years have been held at Goodwin College in East Hartford, CT.

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"The Extension Meat Goat Home Study Course is a six lesson course for goat producers interested in improving their production practices and ultimately profitability of their operation.  The course covers topics in basic production, reproduction, nutrition, health, marketing and financial issues."

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"The Extension Sheep Home Study Couse is a six lesson course for sheep producers  interested in improving their production practices and ultimately the profitability of their operation.  The course covers topics in basic production, reproduction, nutrition, health, marketing, and financial issues."

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"The UMass Extension Green Directory is a comprehensive guide to educational resources for Massachusetts agriculture industry professionals.The directory includes contact information for UMass Extension agriculture and landscape specialists, upcoming UMass Extension conferences, seminars and workshops, UMass Plant and Soil Lab information, and o

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This booklet presents the results of The Farm Equipment Bank Feasibility Study.  The study was designed to see if a shared use equipment bank could help beginning and small existing farms stay financially viable.

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