Beginning Farmers

beginning farmers

What can I do with my Small Farm?

Resources to get your started with your very own Small Farm. Small acreage enterprise, growing farms, sustainable business, and other resources to read.

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Growing Farms workshops provide beginning farmers with the tools and knowledge needed to manage the biological and financial risks of farming. 

Growing Agripreneurs: A tool kit

A Model for Beginning Farmer Hands-on Education

Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship (BUFA)

BUFA is a season-long training for new and aspiring farmers conducted in and around Portland, Oregon by OSU Extension Service, Grow Portland, and community partners.  Build your foundation in small-scale farming and community food production with BUFA.

Women Farmer Networks

The League of Women Farmers provides women farmers with opportunities for business networking, expanding knowledge, and socializing in a supportive, open environment.

Beginning Farms Programs

Other Beginning Farm Programs from arcoss the nation. Be sure to check out their sites and resources available to you.

Small Farm Program Videos on Vimeo

Check out session videos from a variety of Small Farm Program events. These videos are available to watch on Vimeo at anytime!


Stay Connected with the OSU Small Farms Program

Oregon Small Farms News

A free online newsletter that concentrates on both commercial small farm entrepreneurs as well as non-commercial small acreage landowners.

Oregon Small Farms Conference

A daylong event geared toward farmers, agriculture professionals, food policy advocates, students and managers of farmers markets.

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