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Projects In The Northeast

Farm Business Incubator Program

A farm incubator program in Providence, RI designed to assist immigrants in starting a for-profit agricultural business. MORE >

Flats Mentor Farm (FMF)

Located in Lancaster, Massachusetts, the Flats Mentor Farm (FMF) assists immigrant farmers of diverse ethnic backgrounds, largely Hmong and African refugees. MORE >

Gardening through Refugee Organization (GRO) Project

The growing movement in locally and sustainably produced foods, especially in Massachusetts and the Boston area, can provide refugees who come from agrarian backgrounds with alternative pathways to success by connecting them with urban agriculture and food-systems organizations. MORE >

New American Sustainable Agriculture Project

Training farm site program for Somali, Sudanese and Guatemalan refugees in the Lewiston, Maine area. MORE >

New Farmer Development Project

Identifies, educates, and supports immigrants in New York City with agricultural experience to become local producers and establish small farms in the region. MORE >

Northeast Network of Immigrant Farming Projects

The Northeast Network of Immigrant Farming Projects (NNIFP) was established in 2002 to share program strategies, network among projects with similar missions, and to share lessons learned. MORE >

Tierra de Oportunidades

Primarily audience is aspiring farmers in the Puerto Rican community of Holyoke, Massachusetts, and the surrounding towns. MORE >