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Mike helps beginning farmers understand their financial decisions related to accessing land, through Young Farmers’ Finding Farmland program. His work is informed by diverse professional experiences in and around agriculture, including as a farmworker, a food hub marketing associate, a government program coordinator, a farmers market manager, a caterer, and a writer. Mike holds a degree in accounting from Georgetown University.
FARMLAND FOR THE NEXT GENERATION: LAND ACCESS TRAIN-THE-TRAINER WORKSHOP
TUES NOV 19 | 8AM – 12PM | HOTEL ALBUQUERQUE
$40 | REGISTRATION OPEN
American Farmland Trust has developed a performance-based curriculum to give agricultural educators and service providers practical knowledge and skills to effectively deliver land access trainings. Through innovative teaching concepts and a skills-based learning process designed for maximum learner retention, this training will train trainers to assist beginning farmers and ranchers with gaining access to land and securing land tenure. Through an introduction to the curriculum and a demonstration of the lesson plan on financial readiness, participants will gain knowledge of the full curriculum with tools, resources, worksheets and activities that will assist them in offering workshops to beginning farmers and ranchers with the goal of success in agriculture.