Can I Farm This? Starting a Small Farm in the City


Join us for a brand new workshop this September:

Can I farm this?

Interested in starting a small farm in the city?

Finding a good piece of land is key to a success.

Whether you are looking to purchase land or already have land, this workshop will give you the tools to evaluate a piece a property and determine if it is right for your sustainable farming enterprise.

You will learn to assess site characteristics such as: natural resources (soils and water); microclimates (slope, growing degree days); physical assets (buildings and fences); site history (and how it may affect future farming); and, legal considerations (easements, zoning, lease arrangements, liability).

Register at:

Where to meet:
Please meet at Hen and Hare Microfarm located in Boise, ID 83709 (directions and an address will be sent to those who register).

Register by: September 26th!
$12 registration fee.

Pre-Workshop Homework
Upon registration, you will receive an email with links to pre-workshop videos and questions about the topics of; Physical Assets, Natural Resources, Site History, and Legal Considerations. It is recommended that participants complete these prior to the event so that organizers can gain better perspectives into your unique situation.

To enrich education through diversity the University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In compliance with the American Disabilities Act of 1990, anyone attending this program that requires auxiliary aids or services should contact at least two weeks prior to the event.


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