Finding Land to Farm in Idaho Short Course
Are you a Land Seeker?
Perhaps you are returning from military service or changing careers. Maybe you have worked or apprenticed on farms or been inspired by urban agriculture or the local food movement. If you have a desire to find land to farm or ranch, the Finding Land to Farm short course is for you!
Thursday, October 29
Thursday, November 5
Thursday, November 12
Thursday, November 19
4 - 6 pm PST / 5 - 7 pm MST
$15 per household
People learn best by doing! This 4-part short course takes a skills-based approach to teaching and learning that focuses on what people need to know and do to successfully find land to farm. In addition to live webinar-based class sessions, participants will have access to online classroom materials including activities and resources essential to making land tenure decisions.
Week 1: Introduction to Land Tenure Options
Week 2: Assessing Your Financial Position
Week 3: Finding and Assessing Farmland
Week 4: Ins and Outs of Leasing and Buying Land
While offered online, this is a hands-on course! We ask that everyone who registers for the course commits to participate in each of the four evening interactive webinar sessions and complete the course activities.
The Finding Land to Farm curriculum “Farmland for the Next Generation” was developed by the American Farmland Trust, the Worldwide Instructional Design System and a team of 25 farming and land access experts from across the United States through grant from the U.S. Department of Agricultures Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, Award # 2015-70017-23901.