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Funding Opportunities

Looking for grants and loans? Be sure to check out the new webinar presentation Free Money? for tips to help you find a good fit for your farm financing needs!

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Online Farming Courses for Everyone

Interactive 5-7-week courses connect you to the information and people you need to start a successful farm business or diversify your farm. Click here to view the course catalogue.

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Growing Woodland Mushrooms?

We’re busy developing new online training modules, planning tools and gearing up to offer you one-on-one support. Learn about upcoming opportunities and resources. Click here.!

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Reduced Tillage and Soil Health

This project works to help vegetable growers integrate practices that work on their own farm. We do field research, partner with farmers and extension educators, and aim to build a network of growers to share experience. Click here.

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Starting a Farm?

Do you need help turning your farm dream into action? The self-guided tutorials on our Northeast Beginning Farmers Project website walk you through drafting the foundation for your business plan. Visit the Plan Your Farm Hub.

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Programs for Farmer Veterans

Veterans often encounter unique obstacles when considering entering into farming. Read about the resources and training we’re offering to military veterans at our Northeast Beginning Farmers Project Website.

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Newly Updated Funding Portal

For access to funding information on grants, loans/finances, Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Grants and more, visit SFP’s updated funding portal. Click the picture on the right to view the webinar recording “Free Money? Finding the Right Grants, Cost-Share Programs, and Low-Interest Loans for Your Farm Business” in which Liz Higgins, a Business Management Specialist … Read More

The 2017 Spring Small Farm Quarterly is here!

We are pleased to announce arrival of the Spring Edition of Small Farm Quarterly Magazine. SFQ is for farmers and farm families across the Northeast who value the quality of life that smaller farms provide. Our goals are to… – Help farmers share their expertise and opinions with one another – Inspire and inform farm … Read More

Register Now: Tractor Workshops: TWO LOCATIONS!

Increasing production on the farm can often require investments in equipment to improve labor efficiency, productivity and profitability.  Are you a farmer who is interested in scaling up farm production through investment in your first tractor or upgrading to a bigger piece of equipment?  Are you a beginning or experienced farmer who wants to understand tractors … Read More