Thursday, October 1, 2015

Don't miss out! National Young Farmers Coalition, California FarmLink, Equity Trust and Farmers Guild Presents

 Partnering with a Land Trust to Access Affordable Farmland 
Wednesday, October 7 
1-4 pm presentations and farm tour 
4-6 pm networking and potluck 
Wakamatsu Colony Farm, 941 Cold Springs Road, Placerville, CA 

This workshop will help farmers successfully engage in the process of partnering with a land trust to access affordable, secure farmland. The event will include presentations by NYFC, CA FarmLink, Equity Trust and farmers, as well as as a farm tour and potluck dinner. Bring your land access questions and a dish to share! 

The workshop will feature presentations on: 
  • An overview of other organizations that can help you in your partnership with a land trust
  • Sources of financing to consider when working with a land trust
  • Matching your land access needs to the range of tools available when working with a land trust
  • Land trusts as landlords - what this means for you and how to engage in the process
  • Structuring a solid lease agreement with a land trust 

Who is this for: Farmers in California who are looking for land and are ready to manage their own farm business and/or own their own farm. 

The workshop is free,  but please bring a dish to share and RSVP here: landtrustworkshop.brownpapertickets.com

Presented by: 

This workshop is made possible with generous support from the Cedar Tree Foundation and the Lydia B. Stokes Foundation.

Local beer and wine will be provided!