CRAFT Farmer Training Program in North Carolina

WNC CRAFT Farmer Training

Live in Western North Carolina? Interested in connecting with fellow organic & sustainable farmers. Then, it’s time to sign up for WNC CRAFT Farmer Training!

And you can learn about CRAFT farmer training  programs in other areas here: http://www.beginningfarmers.org/beginning-farmer-training-programs/

What is WNC CRAFT?

Western North Carolina Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training

A year-long training in sustainable farming

A mentor program for experienced farmers, beginning farmers & farm interns

A community of WNC farm interns

A supportive network of regional farms

A peer-to-peer exchange of ideas

Member Benefits:

Monthly in-depth tours of successful regional farms led by CRAFT growers (April-October)

Training topics include Organic & Sustainable Production, Farm Planning, Record Keeping, Marketing, Labor Issues, & more

Winter round table discussions and year-round member listserve

 600 page online-handbook of regionally specific, farmer-generated wisdom

Become a member of WNC CRAFT today!38.9465

Farm Membership (w/Interns): $20 + $10 per Intern

Farm Membership (w/o Interns): $30

Stand-Alone Student/Intern Membership: $20

Friend Membership (Non-Farming): $40

WNC CRAFT brings together established farmers, farm apprentices, and students of agriculture for a comprehensive training program in the art and science of sustainable agriculture, straight from the hearts, mouths, and fields of seasoned local farmers. CRAFT is designed to mentor and teach the next generation of farmers while also building a stronger network for current farmers here in the Western North Carolina

To learn more about WNC CRAFT and sign

up for 2016 membership visit: http://organicgrowersschool.org/organicfarming/craft/

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