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
New and aspiring farmers are invited to come to our farm and receive hands-on training in all aspects of running an agricultural business. The Seed Farm's training opportunities cover production, set-up and management of infrastructure (greenhouse, high tunnel, irrigation system, etc.), equipment use and safety, direct and wholesale marketing, business plan creation, and more.

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 2017.

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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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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