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Small Holder Farm Career Day & Job Fair
When: Monday, April 19
Where: WCC’s Morris Lawrence Building at Washtenaw Community
- 1:00 Hiring 101 Panel for Farmers
- 2:00 Working on the Farm Panel: What do you need to know?
- 3:00 – 5:00 Job Fair
event, the first of its kind in SE Michigan, is an opportunity to bring
farmers and job seekers together so our entire community of skills is
available to grow our local food system.
encourage farmers to consider all of the skills needed to make their
farm a thriving business. Maybe you need a website, a welder, a
production manager, a book keeper, a food safety coordinator, someone
to repair machines, and don't forget field labor. Whether you need a
one-time project completed or ongoing help you can find the talent you
need at the Small Holder Farm Career Day and Job Fair. Farmers, please
complete the attached registration form to get a table at the event or
call Victoria Bennett at 734-973-3364 to talk about how this event
could help your farm.
encourage job seekers (or really anyone interested in learning more
about farming) to consider what skills they have to help SE Michigan
farms reach full potential. Looking for a job, but not sure farm work
is right for you? Come to the panel discussions and find out what it’s
How: Visit www.michiganorganic.msu.edu for registration form.
8 Acre Property for Sale- If you are looking to start a farm business
3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, huge kitchen, full basement, loft (could be 4th
br), attached 2-car garage, 2200 sq ft. Built in 2006.
Corn/wood pellet heat stove w/stone hearth (propane furnace for backup), lots of extra insulation, low-e windows.
The property is 8.8 acres with approx. 5 acres of fenced pasture. 24x36
pole barn with chicken pen and cow stall with milking stanchion.
- Large stocked pond. Fenced back yard. Great soil. No chemicals. Westfall Schools.
- 10 min from Circleville, straight shot up 104 to Columbus. Asking $264,900.
To view photos visit: http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/4950-Mclean-Mill-Rd-Circleville-OH-43113/2135620241_zpid/
Here is a breakdown of grants given
from SARE (www.sare.org)
4,174,417.20SARE is a great opportunity to address questions about sustainable organic farming.