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Starting a Farm: Paths Toward Farming as a Profession [CRAFT]

September 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Explore different paths toward farming as a profession—from working within larger organizations to owning a farm—during this CRAFT study circle and potluck dinner with Aimee and John Good from The Good Farm. Aimee and John have worked as farm managers within a nonprofit organization, as independent farm managers on leased land, and as farm owners and operators on land they’ve purchased.

John and Aimee, who have farmed together for nearly 20 years, will discuss their journey and lessons learned about debt, family, and decision-making processes. John and Aimee have trained several farm apprentices who have gone on to start sustainable farms of their own.

Additional information

  • We are not able to accommodate walk-ins at this event.
  • This is a CRAFT event. CRAFT (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training) events are designed for aspiring and beginning farmers, but can nonetheless provide valuable opportunities for experienced farmers to glean insights from their peers.
  • Please bring a dish to share for the potluck dinner!

Questions?

Take a look at our frequently asked questions about our workshops and events. Otherwise, please contact this event’s coordinator, Aaron de Long, by email at aaron@pasafarming.org or by phone at (814) 349-9856 x709.

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Details

Date: Wed, September 19, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: The Good Farm
8112 Church Rd.
Germansville [Lehigh County], PA 18053

Cost: Free
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