Introduction to Small Acreage Sustainable Farming
April 30- May 4, 2014
Follow your dreams to the farm! Learn from experienced value-added producers through a hands-on, multidisciplinary, immersion course in small scale sustainable farming.
The purpose of the course is to give participants actual hands on farm experience while gaining awareness of the skills necessary for successful farming. For those who are interested in getting their hands in the earth and their feet on the ground, this immersion course is designed to be fun, informative and inspiring.
Attendees will gain experience in gardening, composting, building a raised bed, and transplanting garden starts. Students will learn about small livestock care, how to milk goats, make four types of cheese and more.
Participants’ will leave with the skills to assess; farm goals and personal strengths, soil and site assessment, and product marketing models.
Tuition $895 includes food, lodging, course materials, and farm tours (transportation not included).
We have added the option to pay your tuition online, but if you would rather send us a check along with your application, the instructions are on the application. Thank you!
Continuing education units available on request from Washington State University.
Partial Tuition Work Exchange Opportunities Available contact firstname.lastname@example.org