Beginning Women Farmer Conference: Exploring Whole Farm Planning
On March 22-23, 2012 HMI hosted the Beginning Women Farmer Conference: Exploring Whole Farm Planning at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.
The successful two-day conference was attended by farmers interested in improving quality of life, profitability, and land health. It was sponsored by Holistic Management International, the USDA /NIFA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program and the University of Massachusetts.
Below, you’ll find all of the conference proceedings — a treasure trove of information about the practice of Holistic Management whole farm planning. Whether you are a beginning farmer or an more experienced rancher, you’re sure to find practical and useful information here. As you read through this data, please remember that HMI is a non- profit organization, and we rely on contributions to enable us deliver this information to you. Please consider making a donation to allow us to continue helping farmers and ranchers. Even a small donation of $10 or $25 is greatly appreciated.
These short videos of program participants were taken at the conference. Find what the women learned in HMI’s program and how practicing Holisitc Management has made an impact on their farms and lives.