Battleground to Breaking Ground Agriculture Workshop and Farm Tour
Texas AgrAbility and the Battleground to Breaking Ground Project in partnership with the Liberty County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension are hosting a farm tour and ag business workshop for veterans, individuals with disabilities, beginning farmer/ranchers, and anyone interested in starting an ag business on May 17 & 18, 2019 in Liberty, Texas.
May 17, 2019 – FARM TOUR & NETWORKING EVENT
• About: Join us for a FREE farm tour of Langetree Retreat & Eco Center in Liberty, Texas. Langetree Retreat & Eco Center is a local farm, education center, and agriculture tourism destination. We will tour the farm and discuss:
o Agri-Tourism (hosting community events & farm tours)
o Environmental Sustainability
o Determining your Niche
o Community Engagement
• Time: 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
• Location: Langetree Retreat & Eco Center – 2825 Co Rd 190 Liberty, TX 77575
• Cost: FREE (sponsored by Farm Credit Bank of Texas)
• Register by May 13: https://txagrability.tamu.edu/event/battleground-farm-tour/
May 18, 2019 – BATTLEGROUND TO BREAKING GROUND AG WORKSHOP
• About: Ag Business Workshop for veterans, individuals with disabilities, beginning farmer/ranchers, and anyone interested in starting an agriculture business.
o Workshop sessions will include:
Agriculture business start-up
Business plan development
Possibilities for farming/ranching with a disability
Financial funding sources for farming/ranching
Resources to support agriculture business operations
• Location: Jack Hartel Building 318 San Jacinto St. Liberty, TX 77575
• Time: 8am-5pm
• Cost: FREE (Lunch sponsored by Farm Credit Bank of Texas)
• Register by May 13 at: https://txagrability.tamu.edu/event/free-agriculture-business-workshop/