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Welcome to New England Farmers Union!

New England Farmers Union works to protect and enhance the economic well-being and quality of life of family farmers, fishermen, foresters, nursery growers and consumers in all six New England states.

Here’s what’s new at New England Farmers Union:

Our work in 2016 is guided by the 2015 Policy Book, created with the input of our members and approved at our November 2015 annual convention.

Highlights from our 2015 Annual Convention:

Gearing Up For Success 2



Read our Annual Report for highlights of 2014.

New Insurance Benefit for NEFU farmer members.

See New England Farmers Union’s Co-operative Manual here.


Farm Fresh Chef Challenge
The Chef’s Plate in partnership with the New England Farmer’s Union bring you the “Farm Fresh Chef Challenge,” a celebration of farms and farm-fresh food as three chefs square off to transform locally-grown ingredients into gastronomical works of art. This 30-minute video features nine NEFU members.

Check out our latest blog post below…

  • Convention Paints Strong Picture of Local Agriculture

    New England Farmers Union’s sixth annual convention, Gearing Up for Success, drew roughly 60 members of the farming community when it met on Nov. 6-8 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH. Attendees heard from national, regional, state, and local agricultural leaders on subjects such as federal agricultural policy, food safety, local and regional…  Read more

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U P C O M I N G    E V E N T S

Upcoming Events

  1. Northeast New Farmer Winter Gathering

    December, 12 2015 9:30 am8:00 pm
  2. New England Vegetable & Fruit Conference and Trade Show

    December, 15 2015December, 17 2015
  3. The 75th Annual Maine Agricultural Trades Show

    January, 12 2016 8:00 amJanuary, 14 2016 5:00 pm
  4. 33rd Annual NH Farm & Forest Exposition

    January, 22 2016January, 23 2016

Policy Positions

Last year, New England Farmers Union identified five priority areas for the farm bill: 1) local and regional food systems, 2) dairy policy for New England, 3) conservation and renewable energy, 4) organic agriculture, and 5) beginning farmers. The 2014 Farm Bill funds many of NEFU’s priority programs at record levels. See NEFU’s Farm Bill Priorities and Gains

See what federal programs mean to New England:

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