"These videos, developed by Cornell Small Farms, feature small sustainable farmers in the Northeast US, covering topics ranging from marketing and profitability to producing vegetables, fruit, berries, poultry, pigs, sheep, and cheese.
"Drawing on years of combined professional experience in the agricultural, legal, and marketing fields, FARMroots provides Greenmarket producers with a range of technical support programming designed to meet the needs of diversified farmers.
Women are digging in and getting down to business. HMI’s Beginning Farmers & Ranchers Program is helping to show them the way. The objective of this program is to educate and empower these newcomers so they are positioned to apply Holistic Management principles and practices in order to build successful businesses.
"Here, every day and in every way, students farm. Growing food for a 175 member CSA, a vibrant Farmers' Market and a 50 member meat CSA and managing 150 acres of productive forest land is the core of life and learning on the farm. Here students learn to farm by farming.
Planning is essential to any business, no matter how large or small your inventory, payroll, and bank account. To be successful a farm operation must know its current status and future plans. Having these plans in your mind is not enough!
"Pennsylvania Farm Link is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to “creating farming opportunities for the next generation.” PA Farm Link accomplishes this mission through a land linking database which matches landowners with perspective entering farmers.
If you are considering launching a small farm enterprise, but are unsure of where to start, this course is for you! For career changers looking to the next frontier, for farm apprentices considering a start-up, or for a hobbyist looking to become profitable, the Explorer class is intended to bridge the gap between ideas and action.
"This book assists rural and farm residents who are considering alternative enterprises. The case study and workbook format helps in evaluating personal and family considerations, resources, market potential, production feasibility, profitability, cash flow, and all factors combined.