Term 2 teaches the application of farm knowledge gained in Term 1.
Term 1 establishes a foundation of knowledge and language for basic farm work including botany, soil health, organic principles and more.
Build a foundation to start a successful farm enterprise. Join for the whole program, a term or individual events.
Financing is a major barrier to many new farmers. This panel will provide an overview of some of the different types of financing options and programs for new farmers and the requirements for them. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions of the representatives from different financing institutions and organizations (such as Fair Finance Fund and Community Futures Ontario).
A business plan is an essential tool in communicating your farm business’ needs, goals and challenges and is often used to secure financing, make sound decisions and keep your plans on track. This workshop will provide a business plan outline and provide tips and ideas about how best to incorporate farm-specific components.