Farmer-led Beginning Farmer Training Program in Illinois Celebrating 10 Years
Starting a farm business is no easy task. That is why Angelic Organics Learning Center coordinates the Stateline Farm Beginnings® program to help people plan and launch sustainable farm businesses. The application period for the yearlong program starting in October opens June 1st, 2014.
Stateline Farm Beginnings® is a farmer-led training and support program designed to help people plan and launch sustainable farm businesses. Since 2005, graduates of the program have launched more than 55 new sustainable farms in Illinois!
Stateline Farm Beginnings® has a 10-year track record in training beginning farmers in business planning. Since 2005:
• Over 200 individuals have graduated from Stateline Farm Beginnings
• Over 70% of our graduates are farming
• Over 55 farm businesses have been started by graduates
Visit the Stateline Farm Beginnings website for more information.
Check out more beginning farmer training programs across the country at http://www.beginningfarmers.org/beginning-farmer-training-programs/