Exploring the Small Farm Dream
The Cornell Small Farms Program will once again offer HORT 2400 “Exploring the Small Farm Dream” in Fall, 2012. This 1 credit undergraduate course invites students to explore opportunities and challenges involved in starting up and managing a small farm. Farm visits and presentations with innovative farmers and educators. Topics include diversified farming, high-value horticulture, grass-based farming, agroforestry, dairy and livestock opportunities, community-supported agriculture, farm business planning, access to land, marketing strategies, juggling jobs-family-farming, and more.
The class takes place Thursdays, 1:25pm – 2:40pm. No prerequisites. Weekly reflections and final project required. For more information, contact Anu or Violet.
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