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.
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:
NEFU’s Fifth Annual Convention is scheduled for December 11-13 in Portland, Maine. Register Now!
New Insurance Benefit for NEFU farmer members.
Our work in 2014 is guided by the 2013 Policy Book, created with the input of our members and approved at our December 2013 annual convention.
Read our Annual Report for highlights of 2013.
Farm Fresh Chef Challenge
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U P C O M I N G E V E N T S
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: