MDAR’s EXPLORING THE SMALL FARM DREAM course (developed by NESFI) for those exploring or planning a small farm as a commercial enterprise, has a few spots available. This 5-week course will be on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 – 8:30 PM February 27, 2018 through Tuesday March 27, 2018 in Amherst (MDAR office, 101 University Drive). This course provides guidance and resources to help make informed decisions about what’s involved with owning and operating a small farm to help you decide whether or not your idea is feasible. Cost is $100 per enterprise. We are accepting applications on first come first serve basis for this course.
For more information or to access an application for either course, go to the MDAR’s Agricultural Business Training Program site www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/agr/land-use/agricultural-business-training-pr... or contact Melissa Adams at 413-548-1904.