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AOLC: Farm Dreams- Assessing Risks & Resources to Start a Small Farm or Market Garden

July 22, 2012 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own farm? In this interactive workshop, we’ll learn about types of sustainable farming careers in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, take part in a series of self-assessments, and be better prepared to decide whether to pursue a farming business. We’ll hear about regional training opportunities through the Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT), university extension, small business development centers, and others. Includes a presentation of farming enterprises, a tour of a growing site, and an opportunity to ask questions about the development of successful local farms.

Link: http://www.learngrowconnect.org/events2

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Date:
July 22, 2012
Time:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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