Heartland Farm Beginnings 2020-2021
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
This year-long farmer-led training and support program is designed to help early career farmers, committed to creating a sustainable farm business, achieve their goals.
The intensive, nine-part workshop series will enable farmers, with at least one year of production experience, to develop a whole farm plan through realistic goal setting, financial management, and assessment of resources, skills, and markets. Early career farmers will also receive the business planning tools necessary to successfully implement their plan.
The 2020-2021 course will be virtual, and begin in November 2020. Visit the link below for all the details.
Through Farm Beginnings®, participants will:
>Learn critical holistic farm management skills such as creative financing and innovative marketing strategies
>Craft a tailor-made farm business plan
>Join a vibrant network of local family farms
>Receive one-on-one feedback from a farmer engaged in a similar enterprise
Heartland Farm Beginnings tuition is $1,000 ($1,200 for applications received after September 1, 2020) for up to two individuals from the same farm business working on the same business plan. Payment plans and partial scholarships of up to $500 are available.
Registrants will be given appropriate virtual login details.
OEFFA: (614) 421-2022
OEFFA Certification: (614) 262-2022