Incubator Farm in New York Accepting Applications

Groundswell (Ithaca, New York) Incubator Farm 2015 applications now open

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Mo Myint trellises cucumbers on his father’s plot at the Incubator Farm.

Click HERE to download 2015 Application Materials

We’re now accepting applications for the 2015 season at the Groundswell Incubator Farm, located in the Town of Ithaca, at EcoVillage.

At the Farm, you can rent a quarter-acre plot that comes equipped with drip irrigation, tools and equipment including a walk-behind tractor, storage shed, 8-foot deer fence,  and a hoophouse.  Incubator Farmers also receive one-on-one mentoring from experienced farmers, and participate in a variety of  training workshops, Groundswell’s Farm Business Planning Course, and the Finger Lakes CRAFT network.

To be considered for early-decisions, applications are due by November 21st. However applications will continue to be accepted until February 1st, 2015.  Please contact us now to get the conversation started.  Our Incubator Coordinator, Devon Van Noble, can be reached at devon@groundswellcenter.org or (607)319-5095. More…

More information about Finding Land to Farm at: http://www.beginningfarmers.org/finding-land-to-farm/

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