Starting a Small Intensive Commercial Farm for Local Markets

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Date(s) - Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County


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 program series includes a look at how livestock can enhance a small farming operation.

The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components for ensuring farm profitability. This program is a collaborative effort between UMD Extension, Baltimore County and Future Harvest CASA’s new Chesapeake Foodshed Field School and Beginner Farmer Training Program (BFTP). Successful farmers in the region, including graduates of the BFTP.

The 10-part series
Location: Baltimore County Ag Center, 1114 Shawan Rd, Cockeysville, MD 20130)
Date and Time: Wednesdays, January 18 – March 22, from 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Cost: Registration fee: $60/person Registration deadline: January 13th
If you need special accommodations, please call the Baltimore County Office of the University of Maryland Extension by January 13th at 410-887-8090.

Registration for any of the sessions: online at or you can call the UMD Extension Office at 410-887-8090.

University of Maryland Extension programs are open to all citizens without regard to race, color, gender, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or national origin.