Starting a Farm in Arizona Workshop, May 20-21, Phoenix

May 20th - 21st, 2014 • Phoenix, AZ

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The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension in Maricopa County offers a two-day workshop for those interested in starting a farm in Arizona.

The workshop will explore the realities, benefits, and challenges of starting a new farming operation.

Participants will interact with local producers and lenders, visit three successful farms in the Phoenix area, and learn from experts about accessing land and capital, obtaining credit, writing solid business plans, insurance, equipment needs, marketing, food safety, irrigation, farm diversification, and organic certification.

The workshop will be held from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. both days at the Maricopa County Cooperative Extension office located at 4341 E. Broadway Rd., Phoenix, Ariz. 85040.

Costs - Register online for $105 by May 1 and $131 afterwards. Register by mail and pay $99 by May 1 and $125 afterwards.

Continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included both days of the workshop.

Register online at

For registration by mail, send your name, contact information, and a check payable to “University of Arizona” to the Beginning and Small Farms Program at the address above.

For more information, contact Jessica Davenport at (602) 827-8212 and

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University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
4341 E. Broadway Rd.
Phoenix, Arizona 85040
United States

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