Beginning Farmer Training Hub

 

Your resource for all the agriculture-related workshops, programs, and training opportunities ARCD offers.

 

Farmer Focused

ARCD is committed to providing high quality, actionable, and relevant education and training for beginning farmers and gardeners in Northeast Tennessee so they can start or expand their farming businesses effectively. 

We offer a number of intensive-style workshops as well as longer, more broad programs. Specialty crop workshops focus on one specific subject, while our Field School and Build It Up programs offer a broad foundation for new farmers and gardeners respectively.

Build It Up

Backyard Gardening Program

Build It Up provides organic gardening supplies and education from seed to harvest. Learn how to grow, prepare, and preserve food from your own backyard.

The Field School

Beginning Farmer Training Program

The Field School is a beginning farmer training program that provides students with an overview of small-scale farming in East Tennessee. Field School is comprised of two sessions: Winter Business Intensive and Summer Field School.

Workshops

Specialty Crops & Conservation

ARCD is proud to offer a series of intensive workshops and other one-time events for farmers and gardeners wishing to learn about a specific topic. Workshops are added frequently; subscribe to our newsletter to stay up-to-date.

Production Plans

Customized Consultations

Build It Up provides organic gardening supplies and education from seed to harvest. Learn how to grow, prepare, and preserve food from your own backyard.

Women Farmer Circles

Focused Workshops in a Friendly Atmosphere

The Field School is a beginning farmer training program that provides students with an overview of small-scale farming in East Tennessee. Field School is comprised of two sessions: Winter Business Intensive and Summer Field School.

TN FarmLink

Lease or Buy Farmland in Tennessee

ARCD is proud to offer a series of intensive workshops and other one-time events for farmers and gardeners wishing to learn about a specific topic. Workshops are added frequently; subscribe to our newsletter to stay up-to-date.

Special Events

08 Sep 2017

Organic Crops Showing Event 2017

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08 Sep 2017

Organic Crops Showing Event 2017

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Farms to Folks Meet Your Farmer Fair

WHEN: April 16th — 12:00–4:00PM WHERE: Jonesborough Visitors Center Come meet your farmers and farmers market vendors just before market seasons kick off in Northeast Tennessee! At this Meet Your Farmer Fair, ARCD hopes to bring together farmers from across the region...

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