June webinars and workshops from New Entry
Throughout the year, New Entry holds dozens of classes, advanced workshops, online trainings, farm tours and field trainings for beginning and established farmers, Food Hub customers, and the general public. Almost all events require some form of pre-registration, but most are free or very low-cost to attend. FMI on all events below visit: https://nesfp.org/events
Creating a Strong Brand for your Farm
Your farm brand consists of everything that you offer, say, or do, from the quality of your produce or meat to the color of your logo to the way you greet your customers. This session will explain how to creating a clear, consistent, and compelling brand that can help people remember your farm, build customer loyalty, and increase sales.
This event is for: Farmers who want to learn useful, farm-specific marketing skills!
Date: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program Webinar: Evaluation Plans
This webinar provides information to develop a useful evaluation plan for both your organization’s own use, as well as for a BFRDP proposal. We’ll be taking a deeper dive into creating outcomes and indicators. Participants will gain an understanding of the basic steps, and will have a list of resources to use in developing future plans. Presented by Jan Perez, Research and Education Specialist, Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems at UC Santa Cruz, and Allison Goin, Strategic Development & Program Design Consultant.
This event is for: This webinar is ideal for those involved or interested in the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Grant Program who want to learn more about creating an evaluation plan.
Date: Monday, June 25, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Explore Farming Workshop
This FREE two-hour workshop and discussion is designed to help you start thinking about farming and how you can get involved in the local food system. We will discuss the basics of starting a farm business, as well as alternative roles that people can play within our local food system.This class is a prerequisite for New Entry’s classroom-based Farm Business Planning Course.
This class is for: Aspiring farmers and folks considering involvement in food production.
Location: Tufts Veterinary School | 200 Westboro Road | North Grafton, MA 01536
Date: Monday, June 11th, 2018
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm