Central Rivers Farmshed

We organize events, programs, workshops and resources that help support a local food economy.

Sustainable Farmer Course – March 14-16th, 2014
Course Details:
Friday – Networking
2:00-315 Discussion of Farming, Philosophies and Practices
3:30-4:45 Overview of Soils and Compost Workshop
5:00-6:00 Farmer Introduction and Panel
Saturday – Production
8:30-9:00 (Optional) Coffee, Pastries & Discussion
9:00-10:15 Intro to Vegetable Production

10:30-11:45 Intro to Animal Production

12:00-12:30 OPEN-SPACE

12:30-1:30 LUNCH
1:30-2:45 Intro to Perennial Production
3:00-4:15 Season Extension + Soil & Land Management

1630-1700 OPEN-SPACE

Sunday – Planning

8:30-9:00 (Optional) Coffee, Pastries & Discussion
9:00-10:15 Marketing & Promotion–Building Your Brand, Online Options, Etc.
10:30-11:45 Marketing & Promotion–Wholesale, Direct Marketing and CSA
12:00-12:30 OPEN-SPACE
1230-1:30 LUNCH
1:30-2:45 Planning Your Farm/Business & Writing A Business Plan
3:00-4:15 Understanding Farm Finances & Grants Assistance
4:30-5:00 OPEN-SPACE

Click here to view/print the course poster

$200 for the course (includes Friday content and social, lunches Sat and Sun, and course materials)
$75 for Saturday or Sunday only (includes lunch and course materials)
Register by Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
To register and pay online here!
To register online and pay with a check: Coming Soon
Limited Volunteer and Scholarships Spots are Available:
To apply, complete our scholarship application and  email info@farmshed.org



We are a community that thrives on locally grown food produced in ways that are good for our health and the health of our land, water, and air


Farmshed connects you with central Wisconsin family and cooperatively owned farms and businesses
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