New Farmer Farm Visit Series – Small Tools for Small-Scale Farming

Calling all New Farmers — and Anyone with Fewer Than 10 Years of Experience in Farming!

When: July 11, 2023 – 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Where: Rustic Roots Farm, 120 Vipah Lane, Farmington, Maine

Presenter: Erica Emery, co-owner of Rustic Roots Farm


Come join the Boots-2-Bushels farm training program on July 11, 2023, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Rustic Roots Farm in Farmington, Maine for a farm visit about Small Tools to use in Small-Scale Farming with Erica Emery of Rustic Roots Farm. This is a good chance for new farmers to learn about small-scale tools and to network with other new farmers and service providers.

Boots-2-Bushels (B2B) is a 9-month hands-on market gardening education and training program for beginning farmers with priority to military veterans, their family members, and farmers with disabilities. The program is sponsored by UMaine Cooperative Extension’s Maine AgrAbility in partnership with the Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener Association, and the Maine New Farmers Project.

PLEASE NOTE: You do not have to be a veteran nor be enrolled in B2B to attend this farm visit.

Who Should Attend? 

New farmers based in Maine who have fewer than 10 years of experience in farming with a desire to learn more about small tools to use in small-scale farming.

For More Information and to Register 

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