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Stateline Farm Beginnings

2019 – 2020 Applications Period Now Open
Apply by September 1st to Receive $150 Off Your Tuition!

Apply for Stateline Farm Beginnings to launch or improve your farm business.

This yearlong training program helps WI and IL farmers evaluate and refine their farm business, learn sustainable farming practices used on real farms, develop a tailor-made farming/business plan, and begin to view the farm as an interconnected system. Learn from some of the most innovative farmers and experts in the Midwest and create lifelong friendships within a new farming network.

Program Components:

• Winter Business Planning Sessions (October 2019 – March 2020)
10 sessions of farm business planning, learning from some of the most innovative farmers and experts in the Midwest
• Field Day Workshops (October 2019 – October 2020)
Training events on a variety of topics, hosted at regional sustainable farms
• One-on-One Mentorship (April – October 2020)
Pairing with a farmer-mentor in field of interest during harvest season
• Last Session & Graduation Event (September 2019)
Share summer-time experiences and celebrate the completion of the course
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