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Cultivating Success – Whole Farm Planning Course

Program Contact: Brook Brouwer, County Extension Director
(360) 370-7664 • brook.brouwer@wsu.edu

Cultivating Success™: Whole Farm Planning, Fall 2022

Offered Statewide, Online, and Bilingually with Spanish Interpretation

We’ll cover a broad range of topics and decision-making tools for you to create a successful small farm enterprise!  Whether you are just exploring the opportunities available or already have an existing operation, you’ll learn what it takes to create, sustain, and grow a viable small farm.

 

  • $200 for a 12-week course September 19th through December 5th, 2022
  • Class meets weekly on Mondays from 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Online course classroom through Zoom with in-person field trips
  • Scholarships are available for Military Veterans and anyone for whom the course fee is a barrier
  • This course will be offered with Spanish language interpretation and facilitation

Cultivando Éxito: Planificación de toda la granja

Ofrecido a nivel estatal, en línea y bilingüe en español  

¡Cubriremos una amplia gama de las opciones de producción y mercadeo paras las pequeñas granjas de hoy! Ya sea que este explorando nuevas oportunidades disponibles o ya tenga una operación existente, aprenderá lo que se necesita para crear, sostener y hacer crecer su granja de pequeña escala.

 

  • $200 por un curso de 12 semanas del 19 de septiembre al 5 de diciembre de 2022
  • La clase se reúne semanalmente los lunes de 6:00pm a 8:30pm
  • Curso en línea a través de Zoom con visitas al campo
  • Hay becas disponibles para veteranos militares y cualquier persona para quien la tarifa del curso sea una barrera
  • ¡Curso traducido al Español! Este curso se ofrecerá con interpretación y facilitación en español

  

Register & Learn More/
Regístrate y Más información:

https://www.cultivatingsuccesswa.org/whole-farm-planning

cultivating.success@wsu.edu

 

Contact Kate Mikulak, Ag Program Coordinator, for local San Juan County information: 360-370-7664; kathryn.mikulak@wsu.edu

 

Cultivating Success™ Information:

Cultivating Success™ WA programs currently consist of three courses, Is a Small Farm in Your Future?, Whole Farm Planning and Agricultural Entrepreneurship. The goal of these educational opportunities is to provide beginning and existing farmers with the planning and decision-making tools, production skills, and support necessary to develop a sustainable farm or food business. Cultivating Success™ connects the student with farmers and exposes them to real world situations through a community-based, experiential approach. Whether you are a community member wanting to learn how to plan your farm business, or an experienced farmer/rancher wanting to try something new – Cultivating Success™ creating and implement educational programs to increase the number and foster the success of sustainable small farmers and ranchers.

The foundational elements of Cultivating Success™

  • Farmer Mentorship
  • Experiential Learning
  • Community Place-Based
  • Whole Systems Thinking
  • Small Farms Focused

 

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Logos of participating partners: WSU Food Systems, Rural Roots, WA State Veterans Affairs, WSU Extension, University of Idaho Extension
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