If you are in the Philadelphia, PA area, consider this course for agriculturalists-to-be:
The Penn State Extension Philadelphia Office is offering a class to help those interested in launching agricultural projects in Philadelphia move through the beginning stages of their planning processes.
Exploring The Small Farm Dream is a three session course for people who are interested in starting an agricultural business, but are not sure quite where to start. The course will help attendees assess opportunities, hone their objectives, analyze resources and risks, and create a plan to move forward.
See the attachment for more details and an application form, or go to this website: http://philadelphia.extension.psu.edu/ESFD_Flyer_Application.pdf. Applications are due on October 2nd. More information is also available at http://pasmallfarmdream.info.
The course will be held on October 7, 14, and 21, 6 to 9 pm, at The Enterprise Center, 46th and Market Streets in Philadelphia. The course cost is $90, which covers three class sessions, a workbook, and light refreshments.