Explore the Small Farm Dream!

Exploring The Small Farm Dream course

The “Explorer” courses are intended for those considering farming as a (small) business. Its purpose is to help pre-venture, aspiring farmers learn what it will take to start and manage their own agricultural enterprise. Explorer makes use of four, guided group sessions and a farmer panel of those who have already done what you are contemplating. It is based on an acclaimed workbook and is presented by an instructor experienced in starting farm businesses. Explorer was created to help you articulate the clear vision and goals you will need to guide a new agricultural venture.

Proposed Dates/Location*

(*tentative based on interest):

Feb – March 2017

5 Tuesday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00PM

Feb 28, March 7, March 14, March 21 and March 28, 2017

@ Bristol Community College Fall River campus

If you are interested:

Complete and send in an application form BY October 31.

Applications are available on the MDAR Agricultural Business Training Program (ABTP) website:  http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/agr/land-use/agricultural-business-training-program-abtp.html

 

Email completed application to Melissa at mdarfarmviabilityprograms@gmail.com

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