Resources by Topic

The resources in this section have been recommended by NESFI staff and Exploring the Small Farm Dream instructors as being of particular interest and relevance to beginning farmers.  The resources listed here are either on-line (direct links to other websites), downloadable on this site, or available through NESFI’s Bookstore.  You may also want to browse NESFI’s Small Farm Library catalogue for other agricultural books and periodicals.

Starting A Farm

Goal Setting and Decision Making

Hands-on Training & Experience

Self Assessment & Resource Assessment


Enterprise Selection

Market Research

Market Strategies

Farm Finances

Business Planning