The next Farm Dreams workshops will be held in 2017. In Fall 2016 Organic Growers School is offering “Homestead Dreams,” which is a day-long program similar to the Farm Dreams workshop. Additionally, our Farm Beginnings® year-long Farmer Training starts Fall 2016, and we will begin accepting applications in June 2016.
ATTENTION: Are you in the Agriculture Business or an Agriculture Service Provider looking for a place to connect with others, learn about emerging markets and find resources available in your county? Join experts from AgriVentures for full day, comprehensive workshops May 12th, 17th and 19th in various Western North Carolina locations. To register or for more information call 828-278-9332. Additional info here.
Dates for Next Farm Dreams Workshop: February & April 2017, Dates to be determined
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: AB Tech Small Business Center, 1465 Sand Hill Rd Candler, NC 28715
Bring: Potluck Lunch – Bring a dish to share and we’ll enjoy lunch together. Or, if you would prefer plan to grab lunch at a nearby restaurant in Candler.
Instructors: Bio’s here.
Why: Read more about farming in WNC
Are you dreaming of starting your own farm? Farm Dreams? is an entry level, five-hour, exploratory workshop designed to help people who are seeking practical, common sense information on whether sustainable farming is the next step for them, and how to move forward. This is a great workshop to attend if you are in the exploratory stages of getting started farming.
Join us to explore the practicalities of your farm dreams. We’ll cover common sense, relevant information to discover if sustainable farming is the next step for you.
- Learn about sustainable farming careers in Western North Carolina.
- Discover and assess your resources, skills and farming intentions.
- Begin to develop an educational plan toward farming.
- Connect with regional training opportunities and support networks.
- Prioritize your next steps toward your farming goals.
- Hear from experienced farmers running successful farms in WNC.