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Explore Farming Workshop at Boston Public Market

August 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

This free two-hour workshop and discussion is designed to help you start thinking about your future farm business – and whether or not starting a farm business is right for you. It’s also a prerequisite for New Entry’s classroom-based Farm Business Planning Course.

In this informal workshop, we will explore:

– agriculture in Massachusetts and New England
– the challenges and rewards of starting a farm business
– what resources and knowledge you will need in order to start farming

You’ll hear about the experiences of other beginning farmers and begin a self-assessment of how farming would fit into your life. Whether you decide to pursue starting your own farm business or not, we have lots of resources to share that can help you move forward in your agricultural endeavors.

We are super excited to offer this workshop for the first time in the Boston area and hope that Boston-based folks will have an easier time attending. Many thanks to the Boston Public Market for use of their fabulous space!

Details

Date:
August 17, 2016
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.bfnmass.org/calendar/explore-farming-workshop-boston-public-market

Venue

Boston Public Market
136 Blackstone Street
Boston, MA United States
Website:
https://bostonpublicmarket.org/

Organizer

Beginner Farmer Network
Website:
http://www.bfnmass.org

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