The mission of New Farm Institute (NFI) is to educate, assist and inspire citizens and a new generation of sustainable farmers, with a focus on the urban fringe — an area defined as within 30 miles of medium to large cities.

We provide Farm-Based Education utilizing our farm as an outdoor classroom via:

Service Learning

Day and Weeklong Camps

Adult Classes

Field Trips


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This year we’ve begun construction of an on-farm Education Center, designed in part by visiting students, that features rare breed livestock and sustainable systems. Volunteers and donors welcome.


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We believe farmers should utilize every aspect of their farms to make a living wage. Our farm has created 23 enterprises to sustain its operation. We are particularly interested in developing enterprise like our Sponsored Share program , an example of links possible between business, local farmers and disease prevention.