Start Farming "Models for the Future" Living Classrooms

Penn State Extension partners with seven growers across the Commonwealth to provide on-farm demonstrations for new, young, and minority farmers.
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Updated: October 16, 2017

Start Farming "Models for the Future" Living Classrooms

Penn State Extension partners with seven growers across the Commonwealth in a "Models for the Future" project to provide on-farm demonstrations for new, young and minority farmers. Apple, strawberry, blueberry and vegetable model plots illustrate best management practices and create learning centers for new farmer networks.

Farms:

  1. Bedminster Orchard - apple
  2. Five Elements Farm - blueberry
  3. Good Works Farm - tomato
  4. Harvest Valley Farm - tomato, winter squash
  5. McCleaf's Orchard - strawberry
  6. Scholls Orchards - tomato
  7. Twin Springs Fruit Farm - tomato

This project is supported by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Grant # 2015-70017-22852.

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