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So You Want to Farm in Maine? Bangor, April 2017

$50.00

Monday evenings starting April 3, 2017
Includes course materials.

Maximum number participants in person: 45
Maximum number connecting online: 50

This course is designed for current farmers and those who are aspiring to have a farm. The purpose of this course is to equip participants with knowledge and skills to start, adapt and maintain a profitable land-based business.

 

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Program Description

Monday, April 3
Monday, April 10
Monday, April 17
Monday, April 24

This course is designed for current farmers and those who are aspiring to have a farm.

The purpose of this course is to equip participants with knowledge and skills to start, adapt and maintain a profitable land-based business.

This multi-session course will be offered over 4 evenings starting April 3, 2017 at the UMaine Extension Penobscot County, 307 Maine Ave, Bangor ME.  The text for the course is Starting and Running a Small Farm Business by Sarah Aubrey.  Instructors for the course include Extension staff Donna Coffin, Caragh Fitzgerald, Gary Anderson, Kathy Hopkins and Rick Kersbergen with guest instructors.

The course will hold a maximum of 30 participants. The course registration fee is $50. Two members of the same household may attend at no additional fee, provided they share course materials.

For more information, and to see the agenda, visit the So You Want to Farm in Maine website.

**Credit for FSA borrower training is pending [7 CFR 764.454(d)]. FSA employees are welcome to attend. If this is something you are interested in, please indicate this.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Theresa Tilton at 207.942-7396 or 800.287.1485 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

 

Program Details

Time:

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

UMaine Extension Penobscot County, 307 Maine Ave, Bangor ME

Contact Name

Theresa Tilton, UMaine Extension Staff

Contact Email

theresa.tilton@maine.edu

Contact Phone

207.942.7396, 800.287.1485 (toll free in Maine)

Instructors

Extension staff with guest instructors.

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