Gain Experience

Program or resource provides experience to participants.

The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association hosts the annual Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. The series features about 40 farms and food business, several university research centers, and several educational workshops.

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The Association trains farmers how to grow food organically at its annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference, Organic Commodities and Livestock Conferences, and regional workshops. It also hosts farm tours and conducts research on marketing and production of organic crops.

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"Through the Ranching Legacy Program, Fellows will gain knowledge, networks and mentors, a business plan, and all three partners’ best efforts to assist them in their ranching goals.

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"The MOSES Farmer-to-Farmer Mentoring Program pairs an organic farmer with one or two transitioning-to-organic farmers, to help these new to organic farmers negotiate the various USDA regulations on organic and modify their operations to meet organic standards.

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Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society (NSAS) is a non-profit, grass-roots membership organization that promotes sustainable food systems in Nebraska and sponsors an annual Healthy Farms Conference, workshops, farm tours, and field days.

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NESFI promotes small farm development by providing information and training for aspiring, beginning and transitioning farmers. The Institute offers workshops, regional and online resource libraries, sustainable resource management demonstrations, short courses, and business and skill training for farmers.

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MOFGA "helps farmers grow organic food, fiber and other crops; protect the environment; recycle natural resources; increase local food production; and support rural communities." MOFGA offers a journeyperson program; farmer-to-farmer conference; Common Ground Education Center; short courses, workshops, and other education and technical services;

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The Building Environmental Leaders in Animal Agriculture (BELAA) project has several objectives: Reward proactive young & beginning animal ag producers for environmental stewardship through the "Environmental Leader" award program, Develop educational modules for use by classroom teachers, extension staff, young farmer & ra

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