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Exploring Your New Farm Dream in Ottawa

 Exploring Your New Farm Dream in Ottawa

 

Ottawa
When: Wednesdays February 22 & 29 6:00pm to 9:00pm and Saturdays March 17 & 31, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Farm Tours: Saturdays will include both class room time and farm tours on both dates.
Location: TBA, Downtown Ottawa
Cost: $325 (+HST) /person or $450 (+HST) for two people from the same “farm dream” (ex: family, business partners)
To register: Click Here
For more information contact: Cherie Bauman admin@farmstart.ca or 519-836-7046 ext. 103.

Over 12 hours and one day of farm tours, the Explorer course takes a learner-centered approach to exploring agriculture as a career. As a participant in the course, you will be guided through an in depth self-assessment process, designed to help you identify the specific aptitudes, interests, skills and resources that you can bring to a new farm business. You will receive support through the process of researching opportunities in agriculture. And you will meet other serious gardeners, livestock enthusiasts, and entrepreneurs who are also asking themselves, “Is starting an agricultural business right for me?”

*The Exploring Your New Farm Dream training opportunity is eligible for cost-share funding through the Growing Forward Business Development for Farm Businesses program in Ontario. For more information on program requirements, call 1-877-424-1300 or visit the OMAFA web site.
For information on FarmStart and our programs visit www.FarmStart.ca

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