Powerpoint presentation for farmers about the basics of selling at a farmers market. Includes how to run a stand, price the products, choose products to sell at market, cost analysis, and presentation. All Regions. English Level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Low. Key Words: marketing, farmers market, budgeting.
Lessons and Workshops
Powerpoint Presentation for farmers outlining requirements for USDA organic certification for vegetable farms, including standards, costs, application procedures, requirements for updates, and an analysis to determine if organic certification is appropriate for the farmer. Northeast Region. English level: Intermediate. Farming Level: Intermediate. Literacy level: Moderate. Keywords: Certification, National Organic Plan, Sustainably Grown.
Powerpoint Presentation for farmers about financial literacy. Includes definitions, information about buyers and sellers and invoices. All Regions. English Level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Low - Moderate. Key Words: budgeting,
Powerpoint presentation for farmers on how to prepare for the market. Includes information about how/when to process vegetables, what supplies are needed at the market and basic information about taking EBT and WIC coupons. All Regions. English Level: Emerging. Farming Level: Beginning. LIteracy Level: Moderate/Semi. Key Words: farmer's market, EBT, WIC, marketing, harvesting.
Powerpoint Presentation for farmer training on crop calendars and planting timelines for a variety of crops specific to New Hampshire. Outlines the frost free period and common planting dates for cold season and warm season crops. Northeast Region. English Level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Low. Keywords: New Hampshire, planting, tomatoes, broccoli, beets, onion, green peppers, radishes, cucumber, arugula, beans,carrots, lettuce, potatoes, zucchini, melons, sweet corn, cabbage
Powerpoint presentation for farmers about immigrant farmers. Includes definitiion of immigrant farmer, examples of what different farmers grow across the country and why being farmer is necessary to the US economy and personal livelihood. All Regions. English Level: Emerging. Farming level: beginning. Literacy Level: low. Key words: immigrants,
Powerpoint presentation for farmers on how to identify and control for different good and bad bugs. North East. English Level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: low/moderate. Key Words: pests, beneficials.
Powerpoint presentation for farmers about logistics of New Farms for New Americans program. Covers activities over the winter, marketing and sales, and logistics. Can be adapted to other incubator projects. All Regions. English level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: low/semi. Key Words: program updates, marketing, commitment, sales, logistics.
Word document class outline of activities and presentations on a class related to different marketing techniques. Focus on wholesale transactions with an emphasis on how to specialize in certain markets. All regions. English Level: Advanced. Farming Level: Advanced. Literacy Level: High. Keywords: Class Outline - Wholesale, Certified Organic, and advertising
Class outline for facilitators on okra production. Discusses planting, maintenance, seed selection, varieties and harvesting. Paired with Okra - Class 2 of 2. All Regions. English Level: Advanced. Farmer Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: High. Key Words: new vegetable, okra, seeeding, planting.