Save the Dates!! The AgrAbility NTW is going virtual.
Tuesdays: February 2-August 30, 2021 1p-2:30p ET
The AgrAbility National Training Workshop (NTW) is the foremost educational event addressing issues related to disability in agriculture. These sessions will cover topics such as agriculture as therapy, preventing secondary injuries, assistive technology for agriculture, adding value to your farm, dealing with stress, and veterans in agriculture.
A schedule of the sessions and registration information will be coming soon and will also be available on the NTW tab of the National AgrAbility Project website. AgrAbility.org
Small Farms Week
The 35th annual Small Farms Week will take place virtually March 21-27 with the theme “35 Years: Resilience. Strength. Diversity.” The event will offer a variety of educational programs designed to inform the public about their agricultural neighbors and provide research-based information to support small-scale farmers. A virtual kickoff preceding Small Farms Week will take place Friday, March 19, 2021, and highlight agriculture in Avery County, the home of the 2020 Small Farmers of the Year, Amos and Kaci Nidiffer.
On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, the Small Farmers’ Appreciation Program will include a keynote address by Jimmy Gentry, president of the North Carolina Grange, and the announcement of the 2021 Small Farmer of the Year. You can register at the Small Farms Week registration web page.
To learn more, visit the Small Farms Week 2021 web page.
It’s time for the Farmer Veteran Coalition Spring Educational Conference!
The first 150 North Carolina Farmer Veteran Coalition members registering for this virtual event will receive a meeting box in the mail.
*Register by February 19th to receive your box before the event.
Share some of your farm videos during the conference breaks. Please share links to your short (30 sec – 1min) YouTube, Facebook or Instagram videos on the conference registration.
When: March 16th 12:00 -3:30pm Where: Virtual, so the more the merrier!
Cost: Free to NC Farmer Veteran Coalition members!
Agenda – Tuesday, March 16
12 noon – Welcome and Greetings from NC Farmer Veteran Coalition 12.20pm – Accessing Money to Grow your Farm
1.05pm – Learn to Create a Business Plan and Cash Flow Budget Break and Networking
1.45pm – Is Agritourism Right For You and Your Farm?
2.20 pm – Vocational Rehabilitation for Farmer Veterans
3.00 pm – Who Can Help Me Find a Farm or Farmland?
3.20 pm – Wrap Up and Closing Comments