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:

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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.

Plant SaleJanuary 13th, 2017

    at The Seed Farm, 5854 Vera Cruz Rd., Emmaus, PA 18049 Our 3rd annual Spring Plant Sale will feature a wide variety of high quality plants, along with supplies for your home garden

Spring Plant Sale on 5/13/2017January 6th, 2017

Farm Succession Planning workshop on 1/24/2017January 5th, 2017

Farm Succession Planning workshop Tue, January 24, 2017 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST Allentown, PA 18104   For workshop information, please click here.

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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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