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Farm Beginnings® Year-Long Farmer Training

October 24, 2021 @ 8:00 am - September 18, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

*This is a year long program, starting October 24th and ending September 2022*

The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation.

Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.

Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes will be hybrid this year, starting in October 24th 2021.

Farm Beginnings will be hybrid for 2021/2022.
Applications open now, due by September 18th…/farm…/application/
Curious to learn more about our upcoming program?
We periodically host free information sessions to share more about Farm Beginnings®
-June 23, 2021 from 7-8pm
-Aug 19, 2021 7-8pm
Link to register for info sessions:…/farm…/webinar/


October 24, 2021 @ 8:00 am
September 18 @ 5:00 pm


Organic Growers School
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Organic Growers School
PO Box 17804
Asheville, 28816
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