So, you wanna be a farmer? Check out the Northern Piedmont Beginning Farmer Training Program in Virginia, 2012.
The Ed Farm, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and Fauquier County’s Department of Agriculture Development will conduct a seven month program for local residents who might want to start a farm operation. The program will provide participants with the information and advice necessary to make an informed decision whether to: 1) Act on their idea, 2) Postpone their idea, 3) Leave farming to others.
For details follow this link: http://fauquiereducationfarm.org/
Mark your calendar, 23 February 6:30 PM; Northern Piedmont Beginning Farmer Program Open House; 24 Pelham St. Warrenton, VA 20186 (VCE-Fauquier).
It’s free, there’s food, and you can hear answers to all your questions about this great program.
For more information contact Jim Hilleary/540 341-7950 ext 227# or email Coordinator@FauquierEducationFarm.info