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    The Seed Farm is cultivating the next generation of farmers

    Since 2010, The Seed Farm has worked to cultivate the next generation of farmers by providing training opportunities, access to land and equipment, and business start-up assistance on a 42-acre site located on Lenape land in Emmaus. Aspiring farmers can launch their own sustainable farm businesses through the Farm Business Incubator or learn to farm through New Farmer Training. The Seed Farm provides access to land, infrastructure, equipment, and mentoring in order to break down the barriers to farm entry. This growing season will be the largest yet, with nine farmers launching their businesses at The Seed Farm.


    In addition to programming, The Seed Farm’s annual Spring Plant Sale and Farm to Fork fundraiser are much-anticipated events that bring together foodies, farmers, and gardeners in support of a shared goal: ensuring the future of agriculture.


    Get Involved
    For more info, contact Maison Allen at or visit



    The Seed Farms 2022 Events:


    8th Annual Spring Plant Sale
    May 7: 9AM–3PM
    May 8: 11AM–2PM

    200+ varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers grown locally without synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, or genetically modified seeds


    Farm to Fork Fundraiser
    June 26 from 5–7:30PM

    Features small bites of fresh, locally grown dishes prepared by Lehigh Valley restaurants and caterers, live music, demonstrations by friends and graduates of The Seed Farm, and a unique auction

    The Seed Farm is a program of Community Action Lehigh Valley and Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania.