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hawthorne valley hosts farm beginnings program - Ghent, NY

Posted: August 11 2009

With business planning, goal setting, marketing, land access.
Bottom line: it starts October 17th, runs every saturday afternoon for 9 weeks and costs $1200
I'll be there!   - severine
download the brochure here: farm beginnings brochure
download the schedule here: farm beginnings schedule

Hudson Valley Farm Beginnings is offered by application to 15 participants on a yearly basis. Aspiring and current farmers, farmers in transition from conventional to sustainable agriculture, second career farm entrepreneurs, and landowners interested in developing farming enterprises on their land are all welcome. This course is based on curricula developed by the Land Stewardship Project and Angelic Organic’s Learning Center. These programs have graduated over 500 farmers. Hawthorne Valley is very pleased to join this network with special programming adapted for the unique needs of Northeast farmers.
The cost is $1200 for the full course + certifi cate. Scholarships are available, the class meets bi-monthly from October–March. E-mail: [email protected] for application procedures + information. Spaces are limited. Deadline for application is mid august, get your application in soon!


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