NJ Incubator Farm Offers Low Leases to Beginning Farmers

A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture has given birth to an incubator farm in New Jersey that offers plots of land to help young and beginning farmers get into the business. Part of a 3,000-acre estate of tobacco heiress Doris Duke, 140 acres have been dedicated to provide low-cost leases to new producers. Barn space is included in the lease and plans are in the making to provide a cooler room for fresh producer. Organizers hope to open a farmers market where producers can sell their crops. Read more (The Daily Journal).

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