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Whole Farm Planning


 

Offered fully online, this course will connect you to a local and statewide collective cohort! Come build a community network and small farms cohort and be introduced to presenters including local growers, organizations, and specialists with expertise in direct marketing, value-added processing, production planning, agronomy, livestock production, and more!

Courses Starting September 2020 All Throughout Washington!

Clark County Okanogon County Skagit County Spokane County Snohomish County San Juan County Grays Harbor County Thurston County Mason County Whidbey Island County
The foundational elements of Cultivating Success™

  • Farmer Mentorship
  • Experiential Learning
  • Community Place-Based
  • Whole Systems Thinking
  • Small Farms Focused

The Key Exercises for Whole Farm Planning Course:

  • Sustainability Concepts
  • Whole Farm Planning
  • Evaluating Resources
  • Enterprise Assessment
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Crop Production
  • Ecological Soil Management
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Livestock & Grazing Management
  • Equipment & Facilities
  • Enterprise Budgets
  • On-Farm Field Trips

Military Veterans interested in joining the Fall 2020 Cultivating Success™ – Whole Farm Planning Cohort are eligible for a full scholarship supported through a U.S Department of Veteran Affairs Farm Grant administered through the Washington State Department of Veteran Affairs.