$40 – $56

Farming Fundamentals Part 1: Land and Water

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Leichtag Foundation

441 Saxony Road

Encinitas, CA 92024

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Gaining access to land is a journey. It’s also one of the most important and challenging steps to becoming a successful farmer or rancher. This workshop is for people who have some farming/ranching experience and are looking for land with quality water. It will give you access to the tools, resources, skills and network for finding, assessing, and considering a farmable piece of land in San Diego for your farm and ranch business.

National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) and California FarmLink are hosting a two-day session in partnership with San Diego organizations to help you:

  • Gain resources for identifying available farmland and assessing whether it’s right for you

  • Evaluate water sources meet the needs for your farm operation

  • Navigate land and water policies and parameters that affect your farm

  • Set personal and business goals for your farm business

Please RSVP by December 7, 2018

  • Lunch will be provided both days as part of your registration.

  • A social hour will follow coursework on December 13th to relax and get to know each other

This workshop is the first of a 4-part FUNDAMENTALS series hosted by NYFC. In this seires, we are providing resources requested in San Diego interviews and a listening session from Spring 2018. Each workshop will build on each other so that you come out with the start of a farm business plan. 20% discount available for pre-purchasing for all four workshops. Workshops will be:

  • Dec 13-14, 2018 Land and Water ($40)
  • Feb 4, 2019 Farming in Numbers -- farm costs and financing ($10)
  • Mar 2019 Business Entity Choice -- business entity and how it affects profits, governance, and labor ($10)
  • Apr 2019 Ecological Farming -- financial resources and practices for implementing ecological farming ($10)

*limited number of fee waivers available upon request

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