Have you ever wanted to make a living by farming or ranching? Attend this class series to learn how to start. Classes have special appeal to veterans, female farmers and anyone interested.
Curriculum will include:
Central Arizona soil history and properties
The value and care of pollinators
Local, state, county, and district resources; website tools
Planning your Farm Operation: costs and checklists
Crops & Produce to Consider for Arizona Deserts
Marketing Your Produce “Farm to Fork” to Chefs
Niche Marketing from CSAs, Farmers Markets and produce stands
New GHP/GAP standards in 2020
$40 total for 4 Class Series - Attendance at ranching classes outside of Florence allowed with Registration. Four scholarships are available. Please ask.
Class Dates & Times
Sept 3, 2019, Nov 5, 2019, Jan 7, 2020, and March 3, 2020. All classes are 9am to 12pm
Future Forward Foundation
Lina K. Austin
PO Box 333 Florence, AZ 85132