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Farm Incubator Opportunities

July 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Photo: The Seed Farm

The Seed Farm is a farm incubator in the Lehigh Valley that provides new farmers with access to affordable land, equipment, infrastructure, and capital—resources that can otherwise act as a hurdle to starting a sustainable farm business.

Whether you’re an aspiring or beginning grower seeking regular technical assistance on a small-scale (⅛ to ½ acre) plot, or you have a few seasons under your belt and are ready to increase your production to several acres, a farm incubator could offer you the resources you need to hit the ground running.  

Join us for a tour of The Seed Farm’s incubator site. We’ll take a look at the land, infrastructure, and equipment available to aspiring and beginning growers—including a walk-in packhouse, tractors, and greenhouse. We’ll also discuss the nuts and bolts of the different ways farmers lease and learn at this unique incubator farm.

Additional information

  • This is a CRAFT workshop. CRAFT workshops are designed for beginning and aspiring farmers, but all are welcome.
  • This event qualifies for one SmartStart credit through AgChoice Farm Credit. SmartStart allows young and beginning farmers to earn credits toward a reduced interest rate on a new AgChoice loan by attending educational events.


Take a look at our frequently asked questions about our workshops and events. Otherwise, please contact this event’s coordinator, Aaron de Long, by email at or by phone at (814) 349-9856 x709.


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Date: Wed, July 24, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Location: The Seed Farm
5484 Vera Cruz Rd.
Emmaus, PA 18049 [Lehigh County]

Cost: Free

Event Category: CRAFT, PASA Events