Category: <span>Business</span>

Application for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program is Open!
October 15, 2020October 15, 2020
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Application for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program is Open!

Signup for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP2) which began on September 2, 2020, and will continue through December 11, 2020. CFAP 2 provides eligible producers with direct financial assistance due to marker disruptions and associated costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CFAP 1 participants are encouraged to apply for additional assistance. Check out...

Extension Training for Agritourism
August 26, 2020August 26, 2020
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Extension Training for Agritourism

From Meredith Melendez: I wanted to share with you the guidance resource Extension has developed for having the public on the farm this fall.  On the website below you will find the guidance document, additional resources, and information on two webinars.  These web sessions will allow for discussion of each of the guidance points made...

Il Nido Brings Italy to NJ
January 19, 2020January 19, 2020
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Il Nido Brings Italy to NJ

A little bit of enlightened self-interest can go a long way. Just ask pipe-fitting company owner Joseph Folgore, born in Sicily, raised in Brooklyn, and a successful entrepreneur who’s been based in New Jersey since 1960.

CSA Sign-Up Month is February
February 16, 2019February 16, 2019
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CSA Sign-Up Month is February

Support your family’s health, your local farmer, your local community and reduce your carbon footprint by joining one of our region’s many CSAs. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) members form a community that supports their local farm in return for a steady supply of farm-grown products. Each CSA is different, ranging from ones with drop-off services...

Jammin’ Crepes: Farm to Table to Soil
August 10, 2018January 7, 2020
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Jammin’ Crepes: Farm to Table to Soil

Farm to Table to Soil is the best way to describe Jammin’ Crepes, a Princeton, NJ eatery that sources produce locally, preserves the harvest and composts 100 percent of its food scraps. In an era when farm to fork restaurants and artisanal food trucks are the norm, Jammin’ Crepes continues to redefine what it means...

Bayer-Monsanto merger
June 7, 2018June 7, 2018
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Bayer-Monsanto merger

For $63 billion dollars, German life sciences and pharmaceutical company Bayer has purchased agribusiness company Monsanto. The merger will be finalized this week, and Monsanto will no longer be a company name.  Monsanto’s products including glyphosate-containing RoundUp, will retain their brand names and become a part of the Bayer portfolio.  This comes as no surprise...

Small Farm Central
April 9, 2018January 7, 2020
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Small Farm Central

Small Farm Central develops tech tools for farm businesses. Through economic and marketing success of small farms, CSA farmers and managers, and farmers market managers and sellers, Small Farm Central aims to support the development of a local food system. Founded in 2006 by Simon Huntley, Small Farm Central is a useful resource for any...

VeggieTables
April 5, 2018January 7, 2020
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VeggieTables

For any successful farming business, accurate records must be kept. There’s an app for that! VeggieTables can help organize your organic certification recordkeeping, making it easier to pass yearly inspection. It works offline and follows the crop from ordering seed to making a sale. Developed by Jess Isbrecht of Green Duchess Farm in Hillsborough, the...

Farm and Food Guide
March 29, 2018January 7, 2020
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Farm and Food Guide

Spring has finally sprung! Whether you are looking for a new farm-to-table restaurant to try, a specific ingredient for your favorite dish or a farm to visit for berry picking, our Farm and Food guide is an excellent resource for all things delicious and nutritious! Our interactive website, www.farmandfoodguide.com is completely searchable by county, keyword,...

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