UGA Extension Gwinnett will be hosting the Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program in July and August 2019, which is for people who have started a small farm or would like to do so. It consists of two parts: The first is the Small Farm Business Planning part composed of four sessions that address financial matters that small farmers need to understand. The presenters are from the UGA Small Business Development Center. It will be held over two days: Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on both days. To register, please refer to the attached from or, if you want to register by credit card, go to the following website: https://jfcppartone07262019.eventbrite.com.
Registration deadline is July 19, 2019
The second part is Small Fruit & Vegetable Production that covers a multitude of subjects relating to crop production. It will be held on Thursday, August 1, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Friday, August 2, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, and Saturday, August 3, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. On Thursday, August 1, we will visit the small farm at Gwinnett Technical College that is used in their urban agriculture training program.
The presentations are given by UGA specialists from online videos with accompanying textbook and other materials as wells live presenters. To register, please refer to the attached form or, if you want to register by credit card, go to the following website: https://jfcpparttwo08012019.eventbrite.com.
Registration deadline is July 26.
Both sessions will be in the second-floor conference room of the Gwinnett County Government Annex Building, located at 750 South Perry St., Lawrenceville, GA 30046.