The Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership (SEMAP) will be offering a new workshop series "So, You Want to Be a Farmer?" Wednesday evenings beginning March 21st, 2012. Where: Umass Extension Cranberry Station; 1 State Bog Road, East Wareham MA 02538 SEMAP offers the “So, You Want to Be a Farmer” series an opportunity for aspiring farmers to learn the essential building blocks of starting a new farm enterprise and to provide information on the network of existing services available. SEMAP received funding for 20 people to attend this 5-session workshop series. The five-session workshop series is comprised of: 1.) So, You Want to Be a Farmer? The Dirty Truth; 2.) What is a Business Plan and Why You Need One; 3.) The Dollars and Sense of Financing a Small Farm; 4.) News Flash! You Don't Need To Own The Land You Farm; 5.) Farm Tour: What A Real Farm Smells Like. To register, please visit http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e4zun73e9cd61967. And for more information about SEMAP check out www.semaponline.org "Funding for this project was provided by the Northeast Center for Risk Management Education, the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture."