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Application Deadline: Journeyperson Farmer Program

November 15

Application deadline: November 15th

The Journeyperson program helps farmers expand and improve their farm business, planning smartly and going in deeper to analyze their individual  business needs. 

Who: Any beginning farmer with 3 years+ of an independent farm business

Why? There is power in making farmer connections and getting peer to peer support. As the pandemic exploded and shut down markets, while at the same time producing an increased feeling of food insecurity and demand for local food from farms, farmers leaned on each other to pivot and adapt.

What is it? 

  • Components spread out over 15 months (December 2020 – March 2022)
  • 4 Webinar trainings: January & February 2021, 2022 (some may be in person)
  • Topics may include:
    • Holistic Financial Planning, including Holistic Goal Setting
    • Farm Communications
    • Advanced Enterprise Development
    • Marketing
  • Work with an Experienced Farmer Mentor one-on-one
  • CRAFT Farmer Network Membership
  • Identify & connect with Regional resource providers (lenders, small business centers)
  • Every-other-month virtual cohort meetings
  • Discount Offers to OGS Services:
    • 15% off of Sustainability Coaching & Consulting program for farm design and systems development
    • 15% off attendance at OGS Spring & Harvest Conferences
    • 15% off of any other OGS workshops

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