Training Tools and Handouts

African Crops Guide

PDF Booklet introducing farmers to common African crops.  Includes pictures, history, common uses, and sample recipes for each crop.  All regions. English Level: Advanced. Farming Level: Beginner. Literacy Level: High.  Keywords: african vegetables, recipes, cultural sensitivity, Amaranth, cabbage, cassava, collard greens, african eggplant, groundnut, huckleberry, kale, kittely, mustard greens, okra, palava sauce, jute greens, pursland, spinach, peppers, sweet potato greens, tomato, yam, yard long bean

Enterprise Budget Class - 3 of 4

Excel document of a sample farm budget.  Paired with Enterprise Budget Class parts 1, 2 and 4.  Budget includes accounting for crop budgets, labor, delivery and farmers market costs. All Regions. English Level: advanced. Farming Level: beginning- intermediate. Literacy Level: advanced. Key words: budgets.

Winter Class Learning Objectives

Word document list of learning objectives.  Includes learning objectives for advanced farmers, Congolese farmers and incubator farmers.  Great resource for trainers designing curriculum.  All Regions. English Level: advanced. Farming Level: all.  Literacy Level: advanced.  Key Words: curriculum, course plans, learning objectives.

Brunswick Winter's Farmers Market questionnaire

Word document customer survey about the Brunswick Winter Farmers market.  Can be easily adapted for other farmers markets. English Level: Advancing. Farming Level: n/a. Literacy Level: Advanced. Key Words: survey, farmers market.

Wholesale Markets

Powepoint presentation for farmers about pricing vegetables for wholesale versus retail markets.  Also includes information about planting and American's preferences.  All Regions.  English Level: Beginning.  Farming Level: Beginning.  Literacy Level: Moderate.  Key Words: kale, hot peppers, radishes, marketing, business planning.

Farmers Market Stands

Powerpoint Presentation/Google Slides for farmers about farmer's markets presentation.  Includes many descriptive photographs.  Needs additional prompts for trainers, could be adapted to any market.  All Regions. English Level: Beginning.  Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Pre.  Key words: farmers market, marketing.

January 2014 Calendar

PDF calendar for farmers to keep track of events and daily activities happening at the farm.  All Regions. English Level: Beginning. Farming Level: All. Literacy Level: Low. Key Words: calendar, plannning.

Welcome to the Farm

PDF used to welcome participants to the farm and outline common rules and procedures.  Good template that can be adapted to other incubator farms.  Includes slides about trash, compost, field layout, irrigation, planting and harvesting, pests, soil fertility.  Instructors may need to adapt to thier specific program and add prompts.  All Regions.  English Level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Pre.  Key words: pests, soil, compost, rules, irrigation, fertilizer.

Time Wheel

Word doc for farmers with a pie chart graphic for time managment.  Includes slices for managment, planting, harvesting and marketing.  All Regions.  English Level: Beginning.  Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Pre.  Key words: time management, planting, harvesting, marketing.

How do you have TIME to farm beyond the vegetables?

Powerpoint Presentation for farmers about time management. Includes pie charts with break down of time into different farming activities.  May need some adaptation to specific programs. All Regions.  English Level: Beginning.  Farming Level: Beginning.  Literacy Level: Pre/Low.  Key words: time managment, planning, planting, pest management, harvesting, irrigation.

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