- Author: Roger S Ingram
Many people are looking at farming or ranching as either full or part-time work. A workshop on Beginning Farming is being held Thursday, October 21 at Riverhill Farms in Nevada City. The workshop is being held as part of a five county Sierra Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training project. The funding is for the project is provided through the Western Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program.
In addition to a Riverhill Farm tour, the workshop will address the following topics: assessing your resources, access to land – leasing vs owning, choosing enterprises and marketing strategies, evaluating capital investments, evaluating new opportunities, and future plans at Riverhill Farms.
The workshop is free and runs from 10 AM 4 PM. Please being a brown bag lunch. Coffee and water will be provided. Riverhill Farms is located at 13500 Cement Hill Road. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Dan Macon at 530-305-3270 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The picture below is Alan Haight of Riverhill Farms speaking at a farm tour held October 2009.