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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.


SAVE THE DATE!

The Sixth Annual Convention of New England Farmers Union will be held November 6-8, in Concord, New Hampshire.


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

We have moved! New England Farmers Union moved it’s offices on January 1, 2015.  Click here for our new contact information.

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.

Our work in 2015 is guided by the 2014 Policy Book, created with the input of our members and approved at our December 2014 annual convention.


Many Thanks To Our 2014 Elite Convention Sponsors!

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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.

Check out our latest blog post below…

  • America’s Farm Organizations Must Step Forward to Meet Demographic Challenges

    GUEST BLOG POST By Roger Johnson, President, National Farmers Union Oftentimes, it’s not until life presents us with new obstacles that we reassess the situation, discover untapped resources, unused talent or new approaches that could be harnessed to meet the challenge. The lack of abundant rainfall for farming certain crops, for example, has led to…  Read more


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U P C O M I N G    E V E N T S

Upcoming Events

  1. UVM Food Systems Summit

    June, 16 2015 9:00 amJuly, 17 2015 5:00 pm
  2. 41st Annual 2015 NOFA Summer Conference

    August, 14 2015August, 16 2015
  3. Barley Fest

    October, 03 2015 10:00 am6:00 pm
  4. NESAWG’s It Takes A Region Conference

    November, 12 2015November, 14 2015

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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