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PLANT @ Breeze Farm Enterprise Incubator

 

We are growing!

And want you to come grow with us!

 

Land with irrigation for lease (2 to 6 acres)

 

Hoophouse with irrigation for lease (16 x 50 ft)

 

The PLANT Farm Enterprise Incubator seeks to revitalize agricultural activity in the Piedmont Region through training on small scale sustainable farming techniques.

The field component of the PLANT @ Breeze program is based at the WC Breeze Family Farm Agricultural Extension & Research Center in Hurdle Mills at 4909 Walnut Grove Church Road.

The program consists of 8 workshops held on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 PM during January and February on the following topics. 

Whole Farm Planning

Plants, Soils, Irrigation, & Equipment

Planting, Harvesting, & Crop Rotations

Marketing Opportunities & Challenges

Insects & Diseases

Weeds, Mulches, and Season Extension

Enterprise Development, Record keeping, Taxes, and Resources

Integrating Livestock into your Farm

Following the workshop and completion of a business plan and crop plan, farm apprentices can lease land and utilize equipment provided by the PLANT @ Breeze Program.

To get informed about the next workshop series pease call 919-245-2050. PLANT @ Breeze is a program of Orange County Cooperative Extension and Orange County Economic Development. 

 


 

Help support new farmer training activities at the Breeze Farm with a tax deductible contribution to the Friends of Breeze Farm

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