5854 Vera Cruz Rd Emmaus, PA 18049 Google Map 610-391-9583 ext. 16
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Overview

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.

2016 Farm Ride & Run on 7/16/2016April 22nd, 2016

The Seed Farm\'s 8th annual Farm Ride & Run presented by Samuel Adams will be held on Saturday, July 16. Click here for more event information!

Farm Ride & RunApril 20th, 2016

    Saturday, July 16, 2016          The Seed Farm5854 Vera Cruz Road S.Emmaus, PA 18049        Featuring cycling courses that wind

Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production course on 8/9/2016March 23rd, 2016

  Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production is an 8-session course designed to introduce aspiring and new vegetable producers to diverse production strategies and will provide a framework for

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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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