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Whole Farm Planning for Beginning Women Farmers

Are you a woman farmer who wants to build farm management skills and develop a farm plan rooted in your values and goals? Do you know someone who fits this description?  Don’t miss this chance to apply for the Whole Farm Planning for Beginning Women Farmers course.

Farm Business ClassWe have extended the application deadline to November 15.  This class is only offered once a year, and full scholarships are available through a grant from the USDA Beginning Farmer & Rancher Development Program.

The course offers training in goal setting, time management, financial planning, land planning, creating market and business plans, integrating livestock onto the farm and much more.  Join the network of women farmers in Vermont who have participated in this program!  (View profiles of WAgN Participants who have taken the course: Profile 1, Profile 2, Profile 3.)

For more information and to apply, visit our Whole Farm Planning web page.

Questions?  Contact Jessie Schmidt at newfarmer@uvm.edu or 802-223-2389 x203

Haven’t started your farm yet or have less than 2 years experience?  Check out our Building a Sustainable Business class, offered this December.  The course offers similar training for start-up farmers focused on developing a sustainable business plan rooted in personal and family goals and values.

For more information about this course or other educational opportunities for beginning farmers, visit www.uvm.edu/newfarmer.  

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About Beth Holtzman

Beth Holtzman is outreach and education coordinator for the UVM New Farmer Project the Women's Agricultural Network.
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