Exploring the Small Farm Dream

RCC Belt Building

RCC Belt Building

24353 Redwood Highway
Kerby, OR 97531
United States

Event Cost
$60 for one individual; $75 for two farm business partners.
Contact name
Sara Runkel
Contact phone
Thu, Nov 8, 2018 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dates and time: Nov 7th Class was Canceled.  We will be rescheduling once we have enough people to attend.  Please Call Sara if Interested in this class- 541-476-6613 Ext 106

Cost: $60 for one individual; $75 for two farm business partners. Fee includes worksheets and handouts, 7.5 hours of detailed instruction and class exercises led by Extension Faculty and successful local farmers, and refreshments at each session

Are you considering launching a small farm enterprise, but are not sure where to start? Whether you are dreaming of raising sheep, growing berries, or selling heirloom vegetables, this class series will give you the tools to start making that dream come true. In this three-session course you will learn about current opportunities in small-scale agriculture, explore objectives, assess personal and financial resources, conduct preliminary market research, and develop an action plan to guide your next steps.

Who should attend? If you are exploring the idea of starting a farm business, this course is designed for you. This includes people thinking about full-time farming, farming part-time while continuing other employment, changing careers to start a farm, and/or developing an existing but informal farming pastime into a more serious business activity.