Running a successful farm requires many skills and is a large responsibility. NOFA-NJ strives to prepare and hone the skills of New Jersey's beginning farmers through education. Have a course idea?Contact us!
Is a career in agriculture right for you? Find out what it takes to be a small-scale farmer!
Prepare a professional business plan to improve your management, increase your profits and target your markets!
Road to Certification
This class will outline the steps to organic certification and the requirements, as set forth by the National Organic Program. Participants will learn how to prepare an organic farm plan and where to locate resources for organic farming.
Funding for the Beginning Farmer Program is provided in part by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant # 2011-49400-30739 and the Specialty Crop Block Grant of the Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.