Upcoming Events

1.14.17 // 9:00am to 10:30am

Farmer Files

Record-keeping is the least favored chore on most farms, yet is critical to fully understand the productive capacity and profitability of various enterprises and to make sound financial decisions. This farmer-led panel (Laura Davis, Dan Berube, and Chris Yoder) will discuss record-keeping strategies and how to incorporate it into your daily work flow.

2.22.17 // 8:30am to 4:00pm

Farming Smarter with Richard Wiswall (recordkeeping, budgets, and more!)

Richard's experience from farming full time for the last 35 years, coupled with his thirst for appropriate farm business strategies, gives a hard-to-find authenticity to his workshops. Richard will lead this full day workshop focused on making a profit, record keeping strategies, building budgets, and improved financial management for your farm. Beginning and seasoned farmers alike will benefit, and share in some eye opening results. Registration required.


We're Hiring! Beginning Farmer Education and Curriculum Coordinator

The Beginning Farmer Education and Curriculum Coordinator will develop new farmer education strategies and build curriculum to provide high-quality training to small-scale, direct market beginning farmers, both on and off the field, on multiple aspects of farm enterprise development. She/he will oversee educational programs, courses and practical skills workshops for diverse adult learners. Other important work includes working with the farmer training team to develop, educate and support new producers to achieve economically viable farm businesses through group learning, individual farm coaching and financial technical assistance. This person will also support case management/technical assistance for participants in New Entry programs and services.

Choose Fresh and Local license plate

Choose Fresh and Local license plate is available

The Choose Fresh and Local license plate is available to the general public. Visit our website (www.mafoodplate.org) to learn more and get your plate!