The Seed Farm's new farmer training and agricultural business incubator programs help to start and maintain new sustainable farms in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley.
Why do we need new farmers?
-To grow fresh, healthy food for our communities
-To create jobs and further develop the local economy
-To keep farmland productive and safe from development
-To steward the land and protect our natural resources
-To replace the generation of farmers that is approaching retirement
The Seed Farm provides new farmers with training, equipment and land, eliminating the top three barriers to farm entry and opening doors for a new generation of farmers.
Learn more about our Apprenticeship and Stewardship Programs.
Seed Farm Apprentices graduated from the Penn State’s Vegetable Business Planner with complete farm plans this winter and are busy planning for farm start-up in 2014. Farming is a complicated ca
Date: March 12, 19, 26 and April 2 2014 Time: 6:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.Location: Lehigh County Agriculture Center &nbs
We are proud to announce that The Seed Farm has received $40,000 from the US Department of Agriculture as part of its Risk Management Education Partnership Program. The very foundation of The Seed Fa