FARM BEGINNINGS Whole Farm Planning Course Schedule 2017-2018

Class 1: Clarifying Values and Setting Personal & Farm Goals
Thursday, October 19th – 6-9pm

Class 2: Core Enterprise Selection and Planning for Profit
Thursday, October 26th – 6-9pm

Class 3: Finances Part I: Enterprise Budgets and Financial Terminology
Thursday, November 2nd – 6-9pm

Class 4: Finances Part II: Whole Farm Financial Plan 
Thursday, November 9th – 6-9pm

Class 5: Marketing
Thursday, November 16th – 6-9pm

NESAWG Conference- November 10th – 12th *

Class 6: Access to Land
Thursday November 30th – 6-9pm

Class 7: Access to Capital
Thursday, December 7th – 6-9pm

Class 8: Your Farm and the Law
Thursday, December 14th – 6-9pm

Young Farmers Conference – December 6th-8th *

Class 9: Presentations and Graduation
Thursday, January 13th – 9am-1pm

NOFA-NY Winter Conference – January 19th- 21st *


*These conferences are not required, but we highly encourage you to attend!

Locally grown Christmas trees, wreaths, and boughs will stay fresher longer and smell amazing. 

  • Greenmarket

    Our network of farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Recycle

    We blanket the five boroughs with resources like textile and food scrap collection, Stop 'N' Swaps, and free training to make waste reduction easy for all.

  • Garden

    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Education

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 66,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.