Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association

Learn to Farm with Farmshare Austin

04/16/2018 3:07 PM | Michelle Akindiya

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2018 Farmer Starter

Farmer Starter is an immersive farmer  training program designed to provide aspiring farmers with the essential the skills and experience needed to manage a sustainable farming business. We are located on a 10 acre working, certified organic, diversified vegetable farm outside of Austin.

Through a blend of in-field training and formal classroom education, the 18 week program trains students in:

• Organic and sustainable growing methods

• Soil and fertility management

• Organic pest and disease control methods

• Greenhouse management and propagation

• Holistic farm planning & crop planning

• CSA distribution and management

• Equipment use & maintenance

• Business planning

• Marketing


Find out more and apply at 

https://www.farmshareaustin.org/


 




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