SMALL FARMS CLASSES & WORKSHOPS, 2017


EXPLORING THE SMALL FARM DREAM

March 29; April 5 and 12, 2017 (Wednesdays)

5:00 to 8:00 pm

$50 one/$75 two from the same farm 

Register on line: http://bit.ly/JacksonSmallFarmDream

FLYER  This three-session course provides an excellent framework to help new farmers assess their skills and interests, learn the realities of farm business ownership, and become connected to local resources. The aim is to help those thinking about small-scale commercial farming learn what it will take to start and manage a farm business, and decide whether that is something they really want to pursue.


UNDERSTANDING and APPLYING MARKET REPORTS

Tuesay, April 4
6 to 8 pm
Cost: $20 one/ $30 two from same farm
Register: http://bit.ly/JacksonSmallFarms
 or call 541-776-7371
Locations: OSU Extension Auditorium, SOREC
Instructor: Leticia Henderson, Livestock and Range Extension Agent  FLYER
Have you every wondered what that market report at the back of the Capital Press really means? Or perhaps you just ignore those pages and hope it won't hurt your business too much? At this class, learn about market reports: understand the terminology, where to find reputable market reports, get a market report update and learn how to apply this information to your operation.


WELDING AND BASIC METAL WORK FOR SMALL FARMS (This class is FULL)

Saturday, April 8
1 to 5 pm
Cost: $50 each

Register: Waiting list, call 541-776-7371, ext. 208.
Location: Dunbar Farms
Limited to 8 people. Hands on class held at Dunbar Farms.


GROWING AGRIPRENEURS begins in April . Format is changing. Details to come.  Contact: Dana Kristal, dana.kristal@oregonstate.edu


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