Starting a Farm Winter Workshop Series

Starting a Farm

Starting a Farm Winter 2018 Workshop Series in Baltimore County, MD, Delmarva County, MD, and Washington D.C. 

Interested in starting a farm? Meeting other beginner farmers? Learning from farmer mentors? Then this series of workshops is for you…

We are just a few days away from starting our very first session of the Starting a Farm Winter Workshop Series! The Starting a Farm Winter Workshop Series is a 10-part series geared towards beginning farmers and organized to provide an overview of the topics, skills, and resources new farmers need to begin a successful, sustainable, small-farm of their own. 

The series begins Wed, Jan 24, 6:30-9:00 pm & runs for 10 consecutive Wednesday evenings. Attend the whole series for $60, or individual sessions for $10 each. There are several different options for attending the winter workshop series this year:

1) Baltimore County, MD Series. Register HERE.  

**NOTE ON LOCATION: For the Baltimore County series, the first two weeks of class we will be meeting:

  • Wednesday, January 24 we will meet at Oregon Ridge Lodge. The address is 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030.
  • Wednesday, January 31, we will meet at the Vista Room of the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Lutherville-Timonium. 
  • Wednesday, February 1 and the rest of the series, will be held at the Baltimore County Ag Center, at 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, MD. 

2) Washington, DC Series

  • Location: University of the District of Columbia (Van Ness Campus), 4200 Connecticut Ave, NW, Building 44, Room 219, Washington, DC 20008
  • All of the DC sessions will be a live, group webcast of the Baltimore County series.  There will be live introductory speakers from the DC farming community. Register for the DC sessions HERE

3) Delmarva Series 

  • Location: Chesapeake College, 1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, MD 21679  
  • Several of these sessions will feature live speakers from the ag community on Delmarva; the remaining sessions will be a live, group webcast of the Baltimore County series.  
  • If you plan to attend sessions at the Delmarva site, please register HERE.


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