At 1 pm EST Slow Money is hosting the a webinar titled: “Castanea Foundation and Ayers Brook Goat Dairy: An Innovative Ag Investment Model.” Read an excerpt of their description below, or click here for the full description:
Woody, Allison, and Tim will be discussing the Ayers Brook Goat Dairy agricultural investment model that is creating a demonstration goat dairy, securing a viable income stream for the farm, pairing three non-profit partners in the pooling of capital to purchase farmland that includes funding for a farm easement to conserve prime farm soil as well as capital for the startup.“Our first goal is a return of capital,” says Tim of the investment. “If we get our money back, plus a return that allows us to continue with our
This webinar costs $25, click here for the registration form.mission, that’s great. But if we get our money back, and that’s all that happens, but 15 years from now there are half a dozen additional commercial goat dairies in Vermont, that’s a home run for us. We’ve strengthened the local food economy, created economic opportunity and conserved land with responsible management. That’s the bottom line.”
At 7 pm UVM Extension's New Farmer Project is holding a webinar titled Managing Vegetable Transplants for Success. The instructor for this webinar will be Julie Rubaud of Red Wagon Plants. This webinar is FREE, click here to register.