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So you want to Farm in Maine – Southern Maine WorkShop Series

March 3, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

| $50.00

Farmer with tray of lettuce, standing in a field

This year the series will also be streamed live via Zoom, so you may take the course remotely from your computer.

Tuesday’s, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2020
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
UMaine Extension Androscoggin-Sagadahoc Office
24 Main Street, Lisbon Falls, ME
Register online

A course to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to start, adapt, and maintain a profitable land-based business.

This multi-session course is designed for people who want to start a profitable farm or expand their farm hobby to a profitable business.

Successful completion of this course qualifies participants for FSA Borrower Training Credit.

Textbook: Starting and Running Your Own Small Farm Business by Sara Aubrey

Cost: $50 per person* (includes textbook)

*Except where indicated below


  • ­Participants will feel comfortable starting a land-based business.
  • ­Participants will understand the need for and have a framework for a business plan.
  • ­Participants will select and use a record keeping system.
  • ­Participants will understand how to use Cooperative Extension and other agencies as a resource for their land-based business.
  • ­Participants will understand the importance of and basics of marketing their products, including customer surveys.

For registration questions please contact Melissa Freeman at or 207.353.5550.


March 3, 2020
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


UMaine Extension Androscoggin-Sagadahoc Office
24 Main Street
Lisbon Falls, ME United States
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