Farm location: 5854 Vera Cruz Road, 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 a new farmer training program and agricultural business incubator, in partnership with Penn State Extension's Start Farming program and Lehigh County.

New farmers take part in a 9-month intensive training program that features both formal coursework and hands-on training in all aspects of running an agricultural business. Our 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.

After graduating from our training program, apprentices may apply for the opportunity to launch their own farms on the incubator portion of the Seed Farm. There they will produce and market their own products, while having access to land, equipment and infrastructure at reduced rates. Farm Stewards will also receive continued guidance from experienced local farm mentors and our Farm Manager/Educator.

 

EmploymentAugust 25th, 2015

Job Openings Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm. We are currently accepting applications for a Field Manager. Job Title: Field Manager Reports To: Program Director Location: Emmau

Growing Tomatoes, Farmers, and Futures: Summer at the farmAugust 19th, 2015

Warm summer greetings! Enterprise Farmer Mark Nuneviller and his daughter Elizabeth in front of a Nuneviller Farm high tunnel. It's high season at The Seed Farm. Our apprentices are busy in the

Open Gate Farm Tour on 10/18/2015August 17th, 2015

Agriculture in Lehigh County has many faces. Take advantage of this once-a-year opportunity to learn about local agriculture during the Open Gate Farm Tour sponsored by Penn State Extension in Lehigh

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Contact Us Online or Call 610-391-9583 ext. 16

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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