Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Learning Opportunities from Florida West Coast RC&D

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October 18, 2011

In This Issue

Farmer Training


Quick Links



First Harvest Nov. 16

Delivery Baskets

First Harvest
will be in November!

Both Farms will have first shares available on

November 16 & 19

There are still a limited number of shares available at each farm, click on links above to join.

Dear Mary Beth,

We want to make you aware of 2 opportunities available to new and family farmers. Scholarships are available through the Florida West Coast RC&D for two upcoming conferences, one in Arkansas and one in Michigan.  Read on...



Training Opportunities for Farmers

The Florida West coast RC&D has received funding for 5 "traditionally underserved" producers to attend the 21st annual Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms conference in Little Rock, Arkansas January 18-21, 2012. Reply to this e-mail for more information on the scholarships - which include travel and lodging. More information will be available soon. Contact Danny Smith.




Beginning Farmer LogoWe have scholarship applications available for the 2012 Beginning Farmer and Rancher Conference in February 18-20 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Conference provides an opportunity for farmers to meet and learn from experts and to network with other farmers from around the country. Contact  Jacob Leech to get an application.


More information can be found in the document at this link.


The Florida West Coast RC&D Council is a 501(c)3 nonprofit located in Ellenton, Florida that focuses on economic development activities in sustainable food and agriculture.


This email was sent to mbhenry@ufl.edu by karen@fwcrcd.org |  

Florida West Coast RC&D | 945 25th Drive East | Suite 11 | Ellenton | FL | 34222

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