Interested in starting a sustainable small farm? Wonder what it would take, and if you’re ready? Whether you’re in the planning stages or have just begun, this one-day intensive workshop on Friday, May 31 at the University of Idaho Extension Office in Teton County will help you determine what options are available for you, explore your goals, potential markets and profitability for different enterprises, network with others and learn what it takes to begin and sustain a small-scale farming business.

Advanced registration is required. Early-bird registration is $15/person through May 24 ($20 per person from May 25-30). Save money with cash or check if payment is received by May 30 or register and use credit card online (plus service fee) at: Class will be from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the UI Extension Office in Driggs (next to the 5th Street Skate Park). We will have a short lunch break, but we recommend bringing your own lunch.

This introductory workshop to small farming is offered by the University of Idaho Extension Small Farms Program and Rural Roots, an Idaho-based nonprofit focused on farmer networking and education. The 15-year collaboration has enrolled over 600 students across Idaho in the Cultivating Success™ training program. Please contact Jennifer Werlin Extension Educator in Community Food Systems at the University of Idaho Extension, Teton County office (located at 235 S. 5th E., Driggs, ID 83422) at 208-354-2961 or for questions.


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