Andy Griffin recently wrote an excellent article that I have to recommend. His advise is wise, and as I have frequently suggested to new farmers... leasing land is worth considering.
The article: http://www.ladybugletter.com/?p=70
Market Growers Symposium
February 26 & 27, 2009
Hosted by: HOMEsweetFARM
Join us for this two-day event designed to help new and experienced market growers get the job done. Network and meet with experts in the field for technical discussions and then experience hands-on farm tours and training to deepen your understanding. Lunch includes seasonal surprises prepared by some of the leading
Dr. Joe Novak Dr. Steven King Bill Adams
Carol Ann Sayle Marla Camp Tatum Evans Ben Godfrey
Morning sessions are in a classroom setting with technical discussions on diversified vegetable farming, disease and pest controls, grafting, marketing, variety selection and more.
Afternoon sessions will be in the field at HOMEsweetFARM, a 22 acre diversified CSA vegetable farm serving the
Includes a local/organic lunch filled with seasonal surprises prepared by
Chef Joe Apa of T’afia, Houston and Chef Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due,
Do not miss this unique event!
For more information and to register online visit www.homesweetfarm.com
Call 979-251-9922 Email firstname.lastname@example.org