Community Supported Agriculture Training

five_springs_farm(z 5 NW MI)December 1, 2007

Thinking about starting a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm or adding CSA to your farm?

After a season or two as a CSA grower do you need some advice?

This is a chance to discuss your project with seasoned CSA growers!

The format will be 'Farmer-to-Farmer.' A panel of experienced CSA growers will make short presentations, with each grower offering insight into their 'take' on each topic. The needs of the participants will guide additional discussion.

January 19, 2008, Kettunen Center near Tustin, Michigan

February 23, 2008, Kalamazoo, Michigan (Public Library - Downtown)

March 8, 2008, Ann Arbor (Leslie Science Center - Nature House)

Times will be announced, but are expected to be 9:30 or 10 am to 4:00 pm. Lunch will be included.

Participants will take home a copy of the training manual for CSA that CSA-MI produced (details at http://csafarms.org/csafarms0656231.asp)

Registration is strongly advised, as attendance will be limited. Space for 'walk-ins' may not be available.

Registration form and updates are available at http://csafarms.org/csafarms0731293.asp

Contact: CSA-MI

3480 Potter Rd

Bear Lake, MI 49614

231-889-3216 (toll free 877-526-1441)

Email anotherfarmer@hotmail.com

www.csafarms.org/csaresources.asp

Jim Sluyter

Five Springs Farm http://www.csafarms.org/fivespringsfarm.asp

The Community Farm newsletter http://www.csafarms.org/csaresources.asp

What others have said about the minischool:

"Very good ideas how to start one and run one with out a lot of problems...very helpful"

"To learn that CSAs can be successful and even thrive was very helpful to hear."

"It helped with many of the initial decisions"

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