Project Description

Hosting Agriculture & Food Entrepreneurship Training at Your Community College: A Webinar for Small Business Counselors & Cooperative Extension Agents

Presented by the North Carolina Growing Together Project at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems & the North Carolina Rural Center on July 18, this webinar featured two highly successful food and farm business training programs from Southwestern Community College and Vance-Granville Community College. Participants learned how to develop these programs at your own campus, and potential solutions for funding, planning, and marketing these programs in your own community. The webinar featured instructors Tiffany Henry, Southwestern Community College; Rob Hawk, County Extension Director, Jackson and Swain counties; Tanya Weary, Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center; and Kyle Burwell, Vance-Granville Community College Workforce & Human Resource Development.

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Download resource materials (Planning Guide & sample documents)

Watch the video recording on YouTube