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Anton Shannon

Owner, Good Work Farm (Zionsville, PA)
Anton Shannon

Anton took part in our new farmer training program in our inaugural year (2010) and went on to start Good Work Farm in 2011. Of his first year running a farm, Anton said, “All of the things that capital lenders are looking for are things the Seed Farm is helping us achieve: a proven business history, paying bills, marketing our crops, tracking our yields and our sales, exploring market potential, managing labor and time, coming up with production plans and production contingencies. The Seed Farm is providing GWF with a living laboratory for us to test our production and sales techniques with scalable resource access. Our farm made a net profit in a year that included a drought, a hurricane, prolonged flooding, and October snowfall. That very may well have finished off our new farm, if not for The Seed Farm.”

Good Work Farm has continued to grow and thrive in the years since its launch. Anton and his partner, Lisa Miskelly, successfully transitioned off The Seed Farm's site in early 2014 and are now operating a CSA right down the road, in Zionsville, PA.

Photo courtesy Good Work Farm.

FMSA vs. GAP Information Session on 12/12/2017November 28th, 2017

Learn the differences between the Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and what they mean to your farm business. Tuesday, December 12, 20176:30-8:30 PMPSU Lehigh

Online Resource Hub input meeting on 12/4/2017November 28th, 2017

Resource Hub input meeting for Specialty Crop Producers Monday, December 4, 2017 6:30-8:30 PM Lehigh County Agricultural Center 4184 Dorney Park Road, Allentown, PA 18104 Cost: FREE (light refreshmen

EmploymentNovember 2nd, 2017

Job Openings Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm! We are currently hiring for a full-time, year-round Farm/Site Manager. Please scroll down for unpaid internship opportun

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5854 Vera Cruz Rd Emmaus, PA 18049

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

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