Planning, Managing and Growing Your Forest Farming Business

South Bloomingville, Ohio
Friday, March 23, 2018
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Planning, Managing, and Growing Your Forest Farming Business

A Rural Action and Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition Multi-day Intensive

March 23, 2018 at 4:00pm - March 25, 2018 at 12:00pm

Camp Oty'Okwa in South Bloomingville, Ohio

$40 in advance
$50 on site
*This price includes all training sessions, all meals from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch and lodging for 2 nights at Camp Oty'Okwa
*Advanced registration is preferred and will be available through March 16, 2018

Full Agenda can be found here.

Event Description
This multi-day workshop will provide beginning and experienced forest farmers with the tools, knowledge, and resources they need to take their small-scale or hobby operation to the next level. The event will provide classes on specific best business practices, as well as peer-to-peer learning opportunities through workshops led by forest farmers who have built their own successful businesses. We will explore the intersections and divergences between the financial opportunities available to forest farmers and the draw of working on the land, and how to build an operation that allows you to incorporate what you love with what’s commercially viable. We will also explore cost share opportunities, and the economic trade-offs to consider before deciding between full-time and part-time forest farming.


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