Beginning Farmer Training Course

feb 2-april 6

Beginning Farmer Training Course – More information and registration can be found on the course website

It will be a 10-week course, meeting every Thursday evening from 7:00pm-8:30pm from February 2 through April 6, 2023. The course kick-off class on February 2 and the graduation class on April 6 will be held in-person at one of several locations across the state, including the Montgomery County Extension Office. All other classes will be offered via Zoom. Classes will be taught by Extension Educators from around the state. Topics include marketing; financial planning; soil health; licenses, permits, and certifications; food safety; integrated pest management; acquiring land and zoning; and specialty crops. Cost for the course is $65. A flyer is attached.

Additional educational opportunities can be found on the OAG calendar of events.

Upcoming Events

Jan 24

Food System Advocacy Community Call

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Jan 27

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training

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feb 2-april 6

Beginning Farmer Training Course

10-week course, meeting every Thursday evening from 7:00pm-8:30pm from February 2 through April 6, 2023.

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Feb 2

Sustainability Collaborative Launch Meeting

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Feb 3

Montgomery County Grants Nonprofit Feedback Session

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Feb 13

Food Security Community Call

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Feb 16

Increased Local Food Procurement Policy Priority Working Group Launch

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Feb 23

6th ANNUAL MoCo Food Producer Forum, Thurs, Feb 23, 9:30-12:30 at Ag History Farm Park (with lunch!)

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Mar 7

Equitable & Affordable Land Access for Food Production Policy Priority Working Group Launch

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