Wednesday, March 20, 2013

REMINDER: On-Farm Labor Workshop Tomorrow! RSVP Today!

Apprenticeships: Risk Management Tools for Farmers & Mixer!

Thursday March 21st 
Workshop: 1:00‐4:00pm
Mixer: 4:00pm-6:00pm
Loomis Train Depot
5775 Horseshoe Bar Road,
Loomis, CA  95650

Please join us for a workshop about how to manage the risk of your on-farm labor, including information about on-farm apprenticeship and internships.

ï Legal Farm Employees- Everything you’ll need to manage legal risk
ï How to differentiate between employee and apprentice
ï Innovative models currently in use for having on-farm apprentices; Lease Model, Farm School, Working with Community Colleges/Extension, Government Registered Apprenticeship Programs

Presenter:      Liya Schwartzman, California Farmlink
Presenter:       Jessy Beckett, Consultant with California Farmlink

& Mixer!
During the networking mixer, Jeffrey Bordelon of PLANT (Placer Lands Agrarian Network Training) will introduce an opportunity for experienced local growers to participate in a new incubator farm at Shepherd of the Sierra (SOS) Church as a mentor farmer. Lights refreshments to be served.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination, contact USDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, D.C., 02050-9410 or call 1-866-632-9992 Toll Free; or 1-800-877-8339 Federal Relay Service;  or 1-800-845-6136 (In Spanish); or 1-800 795-3272 between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time; or (TDD) 720-2600. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

This material is based upon work supported by USDA/RMA under Project Number: RMA-RJ404921