2-Day Introductory Workshop - University of Arizona Cooperative

Turning Dreams into Reality:
How to Start a Farm in Arizona
2-Day Introductory Workshop
MAY 19-20, 2015 | 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Come learn what it takes to get started! Includes:
South Phoenix Farm Tour
Beginning Farmer Mixer
Networking with other farmers
and ag industry experts
Writing your vision & mission
Acquiring land
Accessing capital
Finding credit
USDA resources
Risk management
Growing crops in the desert
Marketing to your customers
Farmers markets and CSAs
Restaurants and distributors
Food safety
Accepting SNAP
$95 before May 11th
$125 thereafter
Payment plans and
scholarships available
Maricopa County
Cooperative Extension
4341 E Broadway Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85040
Learn more and register
at bit.ly/startfarmingAZ
Contact: 602-827-8271
[email protected]
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. This material was
funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutrition assistance to
people with low income. It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet. To
find out more, contact 1-800-352-8401.
Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30,
1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jeffrey C. Silvertooth, Associate Dean & Director, Extension & Economic Development, College
of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Arizona. The University of
Arizona is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a
sign language interpreter, by contacting (Karen Salem, 602-827-8271). Requests
should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
USDA es un proveedor y empleador que ofrece oportunidad igual para todos.
Este material se desarrolló con fondos proporcionados por el Supplemental
Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP en inglés) del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE.UU. (USDA siglas en inglés). El Supplemental Nutrition Assistance
Program (SNAP en inglés) ofrece asistencia relacionada con la nutrición para
gente con recursos limitados. Estos beneficios le pueden ayudar a comprar comida nutritiva para una mejor dieta. Para obtener más información, comuníquese
con la oficina de servicios sociales de su condado.
Emitido en promoción del trabajo de la Extensión Cooperativa, leyes del 8 de
mayo y 30 de junio de 1914, en colaboración con el Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos, Jeffrey C. Silvertooth, Associate Dean & Director,
Extensión & Economic Development, Facultad de Agricultura y Ciencias de la
Vida, Universidad de Arizona. La Universidad de Arizona es una institución de
oportunidades iguales y acción afirmativa. La Universidad no discrimina, en sus
programas y actividades, por razones de raza, color, religión, sexo, nacionalidad
de origen, edad, discapacidad, condición de veterano ni preferencia sexual.