Farm location: 5854 Vera Cruz Road, Emmaus, PA 18049 Google Map 610-391-9583 ext. 16


New Farmer Training and Agricultural Business Incubation

The Seed Farm offers two main programs to meet the needs of new farmers who may not have grown up on farms and therefore lack access to land, training, and/or equipment:

Programs training vs incubator

New Farmer Training Program
New farmers take part in a 8-month intensive training program that features both formal coursework and hands-on training in all aspects of running an agricultural business. Apprentices gain real-world farm management experience through The Seed Farm's unique combination of decision making responsibility, tractor training, marketing experience, and business plan creation. Now accepting applications for our 2016 training season.

Farm Incubator
New farmers who can demonstrate adequate skills and solid business plans may launch their own farms on the incubator portion of the Seed Farm. Produce and market your own products, while having access to land, equipment and infrastructure at reduced rates. Incubator farmers will also receive continued guidance from experienced local farm mentors and Seed Farm staff.
Submit a pre-application form of interest to start your farm in 2016.

EmploymentNovember 19th, 2015

Job Openings Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm. We are not currently hiring for any paid positions. Please see below for internship opportunities.   Internships We are curre

GrowLV by Sodexo presents 5th annual Farm-to-Table Dinner & AuctionNovember 13th, 2015

Sodexo brings the table to farm 5th annual Farm-to-Table Dinner & Auction for The Seed Farm Emmaus, Pennsylvania (October 28, 2015) - Chef Jon Middleton and his team from Grow Lehigh Valley (

PressNovember 9th, 2015

November 6, 2015: The Seed Farm hosted a workshop on Food Safety and Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), presented by PASA and the PA Department of Agriculture. This article by Lancaster Farming,

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Farm Address:
5854 Vera Cruz Rd Emmaus, PA 18049

Mailing Address:
Lehigh County Ag Center 4184 Dorney Park Road Suite107 Allentown, PA, 18104

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