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.
SAVE THE DATE! Join us in Windsor, CT at the Hartford/Windsor Marriott Airport Hotel for our Seventh Annual Convention, December 2-3.
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. See highlights from our 2015 Annual Convention!
New Insurance Benefits for NEFU members. Save an additional 5% on your auto insurance policy!
Read our 2015 Annual Report.
See New England Farmers Union’s Co-operative Manual.
The Franklin County Pumpkinfest in Turners Falls has grown over the last 10 years to become a signature event leading up to Halloween, for those in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts. Roughly 10,000 residents turn up on Avenue A to see the lit-up jack-o-lanterns and the costumes. New England Farmers Union is proud to have… Read more
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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.
U P C O M I N G E V E N T S
November, 10 2016 – November, 12 2016
December, 02 2016 – December, 03 2016
December, 05 2016 – December, 08 2016
December, 14 2016 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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New England Farmers Union has identified four priorities for 2016: 1) risk management, 2) dairy policy for New England, 3) farm labor, and 4) food safety.
National Farmers Union scholarships are available for NEFU members. Click here for details.
The USDA Microloan program may be of help to you. Click here for details.
Click here to print a recent issue of the Farmer’s Share of the Retail Food Dollar. Many of our farmer members hang these in their farm stands or retail outlets to show customers why direct-to-consumer sales benefit family farmers.