The audience for this course includes individuals who are considering starting an agriculture or natural resource based business, but who aren't sure where to start.

Growing Places will help you develop a comprehensive goal statement; explore and evaluate opportunities and resources; and become familiar with programs that can help you get started.

Financial assistance is available for eligible individuals, but the course fee will only be reduced for people who apply for assistance – and receive approval in advance of registration and payment.

To request financial assistance, please fill out this Scholarship Request Form. Please do not register until you hear back from us via email. Scholarship decisions are generally made within 5 business days. If you are approved, you will receive a code that you will use during the registration/payment process to activate a reduced registration fee.

For more information please contact: Mary Peabody - or Beth Holtzman -

The fee for this course is $150. To purchase and enroll in the course, click the following button. If you register by December 20, 2021, you can get a $50 discount by entering "gp2022" in the voucher code space on the shopping cart page and clicking the recalculate button.