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Wednesday, 03 February 2010

A Santa Cruz County Farmer Workshop: Access to Land, Access to Capital and a Mixer and Reception

pdfSee the flyer for more information.

Hosted by California FarmLink
March 8, 2010
Workshop 1:00- 5:00pm
$20; scholarships available
Mixer 5:00 to 7:00pm (free)

Corralitos Padres Community Center
33 Browns Valley Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076


Access to Capital (1:00 to 3:05)

  • Farm loans, building equity, USDA cost-share conservation programs
  • New marketing strategies, local farmers’ market update
  • Hot tips for filing farm income tax
Access to Land (3:15 to 5:15)

  • Innovative land tenure options – best practices for ag leases, land purchase strategies, and use of easements
  • Farm business structures- LLCs, S-Corps, Partnerships
  • Review of local agricultural land for lease and sale
Reception (5:15 to 7:15)

  • This is a great chance to network with other farmers and land owners in the area. Tasty hors d’oeuvres & refreshments will be served. Land owners & farmers will have a chance to describe land needs and available leases, partnership opportunities, or land for sale.
We strongly encourage your RSVP by March 2nd. For more information or to RSVP please contact Reggie Knox or Eric Winders: (831) 425-0303 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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