Farmer Learning Hub

$167,411

open space authority funds contributed to project

2016

project awarded

The Authority contributed funds to the Regents of the University of California UCCE Santa Clara County's Development of a Small and Urban Beginning Farmer Learning Hub at Martial Cottle County Park. This project provides hands-on training opportunities that help beginning farmers and ranchers achieve and sustain their economic goals in the Santa Clara County. This project will create a demonstration and education hub for small, limited-resource beginning farmers and ranchers of diverse backgrounds. Training is provided through workshops and field days and facilitates farmer-to-farmer networking.
Award Date:
November 10, 2016
Program:
Measure Q Urban Open Space Program
Location:
5283 Snell Ave, San Jose, CA 95136

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