Beginning Farmer Program Offered in Tucson

Are you interested in growing fresh produce to sell? This six-session workshop is for those interested in starting their own business growing vegetables and other specialty crops. This is a great opportunity for youth and others looking to gain some first-hand experience developing a business plan and acquiring niche marketing skills. Participants will also learn how to build and operate a hoophouse so that they can supercharge the annual growing and market potential of their land. This course is appropriate for individuals simply growing their gardens for their own use as well as those wishing to grow fresh produce for market.

For more information: 

Elizabeth Sparks, Pima County Cooperative Extension, esparks@cals.arizona.edu, (520) 626-5161

http://www.tucsonvillagefarm.org/2012/07/beginning-farmer-program/

Released date: 
Jul 31 2012