The Seed Farm's new farmer training and agricultural business incubator programs help to start and maintain new sustainable farms in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley.
Why do we need new farmers?
-To grow fresh, healthy food for our communities
-To create jobs and further develop the local economy
-To keep farmland productive and safe from development
-To steward the land and protect our natural resources
-To replace the generation of farmers that is approaching retirement
The Seed Farm provides new farmers with training, equipment and land, eliminating the top three barriers to farm entry and opening doors for a new generation of farmers.
Learn more about our Apprenticeship and Stewardship Programs.
Scaling Up: Increasing Profits by Increasing Efficiencies, Product Quality and Safety and Adding Farm to Institution Sales. on 10/23/2014July 28th, 2014
Can our local farms meet the growing demand for local food? In the Lehigh Valley three million dollars of additional production are needed for the needs of institutional sales alone. Join us for
Interested in The Seed Farm\'s new farmer training program? Here is your chance to tour the farm, meet our Farm Manager and staff, and talk with current participants about the program. Four tim