Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association




Farmer Training Program outside Austin APPLY NOW for Spring 2018

11/17/2017 2:14 PM | Anonymous

Farmer Starter is an immersive farmer training program on a working, certified organic vegetable farm outside Austin. The 18 week course is designed to provide aspiring farmers with the essential the skills and experience needed to manage a sustainable farming business.

Through a blend of hands on in-field training and formal classroom education students learn:

• Organic and sustainable growing methods

• Soil and fertility management

• Organic pest and disease control methods

• Greenhouse management and propagation

• Holistic farm planning & crop planning

• CSA distribution and management

• Equipment use & maintenance

• Business planning

• Marketing

Now accepting applications for Spring 2018!​

January 23rd - May 24th

Find Course Details and Application 

at www.farmshareaustin.org

Limited scholarship and work/study opportunities available

Deadline to Apply : December 15th

E-mail education@farmshareaustin.org for more info

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