2018 Grow Your Farm Business Course

2018 Grow Your Farm Business Course

Grow Your Farm Business is a 6-week course created to help beginning farmers and producers develop farm business plans and skills for selling to markets.  Beginning farmers can be in the very beginning stages of the farm’s development, or have already begun farming and are looking to take it to the next level. Presenters for the classes will be Georgia Farmers Market Association’s Educational Staff and Farmer Outreach Technical Adviser, Paul Sorah.

Paul Sorah and his wife Lindsey are the owner/operators at Hearts of Harvest Farm in Arnoldsville, GA. Paul specializes in mixed vegetable and flower production as well as mushroom cultivation for farmers markets, restaurants and local CSA box subscriptions. As the Technical Advisor for the Farmer Outreach Department, Paul has the opportunity to follow his passion for education by guiding local farmers on a path to sustainable and profitable farming using organic farming principles. 

The first class will be Monday, October 8th and continue every Monday until November 12th. All class are from 5:30 p.m. and end by 7:30 p.m. The location for the first class will be at the Athens Land Trust Office, located at 685 N. Pope Street, Athens, 30601. 

Course dates include: 

  • October 8th 
  • October 15th
  • October 22nd
  • October 29th
  • November 5th
  • November 12th

 

 

 

 Thank you for your interest in our course. The course is full at this time. Please join our Farmer Outreach e-newsletter to recieve updates on upcoming workshops and courses by sending an email to farmeroutreach@athenslandtrust.org 

For more information please call Julian Green at 706-613-0122 or send an email to farmeroutreach@athenslandtrust.org

 

Thanks to our partners, USDA and the Georgia Farmers Market Association for their support and collaboration.