University of Arizona Graham County Cooperative Extension presents its Beginning Farmer Program Series

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Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:00 am

WHO  

The University of Arizona Graham County Cooperative Extension, Our Neigh-bor’s Farm, Eastern Arizona College: Discovery Park and Small Business Deve-lopment Center

 

WHEN  

Session One:

Oct. 6 —  9 a.m.–2 p.m. Hoop House raising at Our Neighbor’s Farm

Oct. 17 — 2-5 p.m.  

Oct. 24 — 2-5 p.m.

Oct. 31 — 2-5 p.m.

Nov. 7  — 2-5 p.m.  

 

Session Two: Spring 2013,  

Session Three, Summer 2013

 

WHERE

First Hoop House raising at Our Neighbor’s Farm

Classes held at the EAC Discovery Park Campus, Ranch House  

 

WHAT  

Are you interested in growing fresh produce to sell?  

This five-session workshop will be the first in a series of three that are designed for those interested in starting a business growing vegetables and other specialty crops.

This is a great opportunity for youths and others looking to gain firsthand experience developing a business plan and to acquire niche marketing skills.

Participants will learn how to build and operate a hoop house so that they can supercharge the annual growing and market potential of their land.

This course is also appropriate for individuals simply growing gardens for their own use.

AGES

14 and up

 

COST

$20 for entire series

 

TO REGISTER

Please call  (928) 428-2611  to assure your spot in the three-series workshop.  

 Class size is limited.

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