Sustainable Agriculture Starts with a Sustainable Business
This two-day series of interactive workshops will provide new and aspiring farmers with a solid introduction to the entrepreneurial skills needed to succeed, a valuable supplement to on-farm experience. Taught by a variety of educators, business experts and experienced local farmers, this affordable program will provide upstart agrarians with the basic business tools to prepare you for a career in agriculture, as well as the peer-to-peer community support to keep you inspired and on track.
Open to beginning and aspiring farmers growing specialty crops (vegetables,
fruits, nuts, etc) as well as seasoned farmers looking to polish up their business skills.
Permits, Licensing, & Regulation
Whole Farm Planning
MONDAY & TUESDAY
JAN 9 & 10, 2017
9am to 5pm
12629 McCourtney Rd,
Grass Valley, CA
Includes lunch both days
Sustainable Food &
Javier Zamora, JSM Organic Farms
CA FarmLink, Liya Schwartzman
Luci Wilson, Ag Commissioner Dept.
James Hipkin, Red8 Interactive
Jeremy Mineau, Super Tuber Farm
David Benson, BriarPatch Coop
Evan Wiig, The Farmers Guild
OTHER PROGRAMS THIS WINTER ACROSS THE STATE:
THIS IS A CDFA-SUPPORTED PROJECT OF THE FARMERS GUILD