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November 05, 2012 – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
November 12, 2012 – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
November 19, 2012 – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
November 26, 2012 – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Exploring the small farm dream
The Countryside Conservancy introduced Exploring the Small Farm Dream to Ohio and the Midwest in 2006. This highly regarded business short course was developed by the New England Small Farms Institute, and extensively tested in many contexts from New England to Virginia.
In this four-session course you will set personal and farming goals, assess available resources, determine if farming as a business is right for you, and develop an action plan to guide next steps. Along the way you will take a close look at the realities of working for yourself, in particular what it will take to own and manage a successful agricultural venture.
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More information: http://www.cvcountryside.org/farmers/exploringthesmallfarmdream.php
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