In the Press


March 18, 2013, USDA Blog: With USDA Help, Rural African Farming Comes to Rural Massachusetts
October 20, 2012, Telegram & Gazette: Farmers get helping hand in Lancaster
August 11, 2011, Wicked Local Lancaster:Plotting their course in Lancaster at the Flats Mentor Farm
August 14, 2011, Arlington Patch:Farmers Market- Asian and Oriental Vegetables Sauté or Toss in a Salad
July 15, 2011, Wicked Local Lexington:The Local Dirt- Flats Mentor Farm
March 31, 2011, USDA Blog: Hmong Farmers Extend the Chilly Massachusetts Growing Season
October 2010, Growing Magazine: Crops of Other Lands
Summer 2010, Worcester Living: Ethnic Harvest- Mentor farm finds niche market
Mentor farm finds niche market
 April 14, 2010, Telegram & Gazette: Hmong farmers to receive state grant
April 6, 2010, USDA Blog: Massachusetts Hmong farmers included in USDA pilot project to extend the growing season while protecting the environment
August 1, 2009, Telegram & Gazette: Growing new markets and veggies
July 25, 2009, The Marketer, Andover Farmers’ Market Newsletter: Vendor Spotlight: Flats Mentor Farm
Summer 2009, The Cultivator (Waltham Farmer’s Market): Young, Hmong, and having fun farming!
May 29, 2009, ISED Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program Blog: Remarkable Women in Agriculture: Maria Moreira
Spring 2008, Small Farm Digest, Vol. 11: Queijo Acoreano: How Portugese Cheese saved the Farm
Late Summer 2008, Roots & Sprouts (Belmont Farmer’s Market): Brave Farming in a New World: A visit with the Hmong farmers at Flats Mentor Farm
May 7, 2008, Lancaster Times & Courier: Immigrant training farm given tractor
Fall 2007, Communities & Banking Magazine: New England Farmers Meet Immigrant Needs
June 30, 2005, The Boston Globe: Taking Root in a New Land: Immigrants fill need for farmers by renewing a passion for planting
Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education: Hmong Growers in Massachusetts Gain an Edge