Farming 1-3 years

Resources for people who have 1-3 years of experience with farming or ranching.

The Field Guide to the New American Foodshed is designed to help those entrepreneurs and their advisors find and use relevant business development information from this new territory of local and regional food markets.

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" The American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers & Ranchers program includes both men and women between the ages of 18-35.

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"FarmsNOW is an advanced program for aspiring farmers with a minimum of two years prior experience. FarmsNOW is designed for those seeking mastery in the art and business of farming. This two-year program will dig deep into planning, designing and running integrated farming systems.

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Outline and resources used in Market Planning 2 training session at Seattle Tilth Farm Works.

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Outline and resources used in Marketing Field Trip training session at Seattle Tilth Farm Works.

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A refugee community gardening/land based education opporunity for participants to share and learn new agricultural skills to provide fresh, nutritious, locally-grown produce for their families and community. Some growers sell surplus produce at farmers’ markets and to restaurants.

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"The Guide is aimed at helping farmers get ready to ask a lender for the financing needed in new and innovative ventures.

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Outline and resources used in Overview & Hoophouse Heating Systems training session at Seattle Tilth Farm Works.  

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Outline and resources used in Farm Trends training course at Seattle Tilth Farm Works.  Topics include organics and other production systems.

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"The Foothills Farm School is a training program for beginning and transitioning farmers. The six-month educational program focuses on operating successful small-scale, sustainable farms.

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