The webinar is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Upon registering, you'll receive an email providing a link and instructions for you to access the webinar(s) you signed up for. This webinar series is part of a larger training titled Sparking a Wholesale Revolution: Connecting Small and Mid-sized Farmers to Larger Markets sponsored by NE SARE (Northeast Sustainable Ag Research and Education) and the Cornell Small Farms Program.
The Seed Farm, a nonprofit organization located in eastern Pennsylvania, is hiring! We are seeking a Seasonal Field Manager to begin ASAP. Job Title: Seasonal Field Manager Reports to: Program Director Location: Emmaus, Pennsylvania
Northeast Organic Farming Association summer conference is being held at University of Amherst in Massachusetts on August 14-16.
Don't have time to attend a workshop? ATTRA has online tutorials you can watch when you do have time. Check out the beginning farmer tutorials at https://attra.ncat.org/tutorials/.
Penn State Extension is offering "Food For Profit" class in Ebensburg (April 1st), Somerset (March 31st) and Slippery Rock (April 10th). Register now for this step by step instruction on what you need to do to start a food product business.
PA-WAgN will be presenting an On-Farm Market workshop in partnership with Blair Conservation District on april 30th at Friends Farm in Williamsburg. This will be followed by a Integrating Natural Health Care Into Your Herd: Addressing Farmers Concerns on May 5th at Hameau Farm in Belleville.
2014 Livestock mentor, Caroline Owens and her husband are holding a day long pastured pork workshop in the their farm in Sunbury, PA on April 17th. http://www.owensfarm.com/html/pastured_pork_day.htm.
Two PA Farmers Markets are looking for vendors. Women farmers make a great addition to any farmers market. Is one of these for you?
Some exciting courses are being held in Eastern PA in April. Rodale is having Backyard Hobby Beekeeping and AgConnect is having Are You Earning Your Digital Dollar?
OxFam is looking for students with ideas, energy, connections, and passion for fighting global poverty and injustice. Are you – or someone you know – one of them?
This webinar series teaches agricultural accounting principles within QuickBooks software. For in person training, see below.
This is an upcoming educational opportunity targeted at mid-to-top level retail farm market and agritourism enterprise management. PA-WAgN will be presenting a separate event in late April in Blair County on Farm Markets.
Farm and Food Business educators Juliette Enfield and Michelle Kowalewski will lead a session on farm accounting in Montoursville on the evening of March 16, 2015 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm at Penn Tech College in Williamsport.
The Sourceress is an online site focusing on "wicked smart lifestyles for women in STEM." This month they featured Liz Brensinger and Ann Adams of Green Heron Tools with the Hergonomically correct shovel for women.
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krista Harden announced last month that the USDA has created an email address where women can share their stories, suggestions and other thoughts. By sending an email to the new address, you will be automatically signed up to the new network.
PA Farm Link, along with supporting agricultural organization partners, are offering farm owners and family members who desire to create a farm succession/transition plan for the future of their farm opportunities to attend one or more of the five workshops to be held in March and April throughout Pennsylvania.
This free online conference is a great opportunity for women farmers who are too busy with all their daily responsibilities to travel to a conference. The summit runs March 18-21, 2015.
You Go Girl is an eight week series showcasing women farmers who are driven to show they can succeed at farming.
FARMINAR - Heirloom Tomatoes: From Greenhouse to Field https://meeting.psu.edu/pawagn/ Join us from Noon to 1:00 PM on March 11th for this informative Farminar by Leah Tewksbury, Tewksbury Grace Farm.
The last two study circles will be held March 9th in Northampton County and March 16th in Lycoming County. These are free events but registration is requested.