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

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.

Corporate SponsorshipMay 5th, 2016

To a new farmer, one growing season can be the difference between nurturing farm dreams and launching a business. Helping to make these dreams come true is incredibly resource intensive. Only 12% of

Plant SaleMay 2nd, 2016

  at The Seed Farm, 5854 Vera Cruz Rd., Emmaus, PA 18049 Our 2nd annual Summer Plant Sale will feature a wide variety of high quality plants, along with supplies for your home garden.  Choos

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!

Have a Question?

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

Visit us on: FacebookTwitter