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
Training Tools and Handouts
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.