University of Maryland Extension

starting a farm

Starting a small farm, class 1 of 10: Course orientation and farmer panel

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD
Do you want to be a farmer? 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. This session on January 22 will be the orientation to the...

I want to start a farm. Where should I start?

University of Maryland Extension has a website devoted to supporting beginning farmers . Within that website, I would suggest starting with the Beginning Farmer Success Guidebook and the Starting a Farm Enterprise in Maryland Checklist. UMD Extension also offer several multi-week in-person...

Methods and Management of Season Extension Using High Tunnel Production

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:45pm
Baltimore County Center for MD Agriculture
The focus of this workshop series is small-scale production, expecially for people interested in starting or improving their small farm success. Each session covers topics that are applicable to a variety of agricultural operations including fruits and vegetables using conventional, sustainable,...


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