University of Maryland Extension

Beginning Farmer Success

Cultivate Baltimore: Farm equipment inside high tunnels

Thursday, Sep. 6, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Strength to Love 2, Baltimore
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Light refreshments will be provided at this evening workshop. Workshops are $10 per session or $60 for the whole series. Scholarships are available to...

Urban Farmer Field School: Insurance and business structures

Monday, Sep. 24, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Civic Works' Clifton Mansion, Baltimore, MD
Urban Farmer Field School series This summer, join University of Maryland Extension on urban farms in Prince George's County and Baltimore City. Each Urban Farmer Field School in the series will cover a different topic, but every Field School will provide you the opportunity to learn in a hands-on...

Hops Part 3: Productive Varieties and Harvesting

Thursday, Jul. 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Wye Research and Education Center, Queenstown MD
Thinking about growing hops? Looking for a way to harvest, process, or sell your hops? Learn about best varieties for our climate, harvesting techniques, and more with hops growing and brewing industry experts! This hops workshop, the third in our 2018 hops growing series, will cover local research...

Cultivate Baltimore: Community Engaged Farming

Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Whitelock Community Farm
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Workshops are $10 per session or $60 for the whole series. Scholarships are available to help defray the cost of the workshops. To request a scholarship...

(RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 18) Starting a small farm: Crop rotation and crop planning

Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Cultivate Baltimore: Land access

Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Baltimore City Office of UMD Extension
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Workshops are $10 per session or $60 for the whole series. Scholarships are available to help defray the cost of the workshops. To request a scholarship...

Cultivate Baltimore: Soil health and weed control

Tuesday, May. 15, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Boone Street Farm, Baltimore, MD
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Workshops are $10 per session or $60 for the whole series. Scholarships are available to help defray the cost of the workshops. To request a scholarship...

Cultivate Baltimore: Crop Planning and Transplant Production

Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Real Food Farm, Baltimore, MD
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Workshops are $10 per session or $60 for the whole series. Scholarships are available to help defray the cost of the workshops. To request a scholarship...

Grow It Eat It 2018 Spring Open House

Saturday, Apr. 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Saturday, April 28th, 2018 · 12pm-4pm (with some programs starting earlier) Agricultural History Farm Park, 18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD 20854 Most of the event is FREE (donations welcome) Come join us for fun event about growing anything edible! Visit our garden, meet with our Master Gardener...

Starting a small farm, class 10: Beginning farmer panel on business planning and land access

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

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