Posted on by John Rife
Profitable Market Farming
Join The Urban Farmer Curtis Stone, best selling author and YouTuber as he demonstrates how it is possible to generate a significant income on small plots of land. Curtis’ farm, Green City Acres has been in business for nine years and has achieved gross profits exceeding $100,000 from just a quarter acre of land. (Check out the video below to get a behinds the scenes tour).
These numbers are made possible by a combination of strategies from using the right tools, appropriate technology, the right crops, best market streams, and applying some principled economics and mindset strategies. In this 2 day workshop and demo, he will discuss all of the fundamental techniques that can make any small scale farm very profitable. Whether you are farming in the city on small plots or growing on larger acreage, the principles are applicable in many different contexts and settings. Curtis will also be showcasing other case study farms that he has encountered in his travels throughout North America.
Day 1 (Saturday 9am – 5pm) is being hosted here at the market and will be a classroom / lecture style blitzkrieg distilling the the organic intensive techniques, tools and infrastructure he uses and focuses additionally on the business systems, software and labor efficiencies he’s developed to streamline your production.
Day 2 (Sunday 8am – 1pm) will be hosted at Sugar Top Farm in Clermont and is an on-farm demonstration / workshop day. Curtis will be demonstrating the small machinery, hand tools and DIY infrastructure that makes managing these mirco-farms efficient and keeps overhead expenses down. You’ll also be getting a behind the scenes look at Jessica and Jordan Coopers’ fantastic farm.
Anyone signing up for the full-day workshop will also get access to Curtis’ Online Profitable Urban Farming Workshop.
This course includes over 11 hours of content: You will learn about strategic small farm production techniques that Curtis has used and refined during his farming career. As well as how to use modern technology to better manage your business saving you time and money! Additionally he covers how to optimize your harvest data and on farm info to expedite your learning curve and better manage your business and farm. Finally there is 3 hours of content that takes you through a step-by-step production plan and week-by-week view into profitably farming a quarter acre plot.
This content alone is valued over $200.
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The event space with attached demonstration kitchen at East End Market.