Farm location: 5854 Vera Cruz Road, Emmaus, PA 18049 Google Map 610-391-9583 ext. 16

Equipment Videos

Equipment profiles are provided to give new producers ideas and information on equipment use, safety, and tools to increase efficiency. They are not an endorsement of individual products. For more equipment profiles and other information for new farmers visit and


Paper Pot Planter

The paper pot transplanter is designed to allow small farmers to plant many small transplants such as onions in a short period of time. This video demonstrates set up and use.

Plastic Layers

Raised bed plastic layers are standard equipment on vegetable farms. This video shows set up and use.

Push Seeders

Small scale farms often use hand push seeders. This video shows earthway, jang and European push seeders.


A spader is a conservation soil preparation tool. This short video demonstrates pros and cons, set up, and use.

Funding for this project was provided by a grant from the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant # 2009-49400-05869.

EmploymentNovember 19th, 2015

Job Openings Thank you for your interest in working at The Seed Farm. We are not currently hiring for any paid positions. Please see below for internship opportunities.   Internships We are curre

GrowLV by Sodexo presents 5th annual Farm-to-Table Dinner & AuctionNovember 13th, 2015

Sodexo brings the table to farm 5th annual Farm-to-Table Dinner & Auction for The Seed Farm Emmaus, Pennsylvania (October 28, 2015) - Chef Jon Middleton and his team from Grow Lehigh Valley (

PressNovember 9th, 2015

November 6, 2015: The Seed Farm hosted a workshop on Food Safety and Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), presented by PASA and the PA Department of Agriculture. This article by Lancaster Farming,

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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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