Cincinnati, Ohio workshop – August 27 and 28

26th July, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

Another workshop is happening!  The Cincinnati, Ohio workshop is on August 27-28. This workshop is being sponsored by Findlay Market. For further info and to register:  http://scuficincinnati.eventbrite.com The Saturday session is indoor lecture and demonstration. The Sunday session is mostly outdoor field and business exercises. The Saturday registration opens at 8am.  From 8am to 9am » Read More

Walnut Creek, CA workshop – October 8 and 9

6th June, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

Another hot off the presses!  The Walnut Creek workshop is on October 8 and 9. To register:  http://scufiwalnutcreek.eventbrite.com/ The Saturday session is indoor lecture and demonstration. The Sunday session is mostly outdoor field and business exercises. The Saturday registration opens at 8am.  From 8am to 9am is registration, smoozing and beverages.  The workshop session begins » Read More

Nashville Workshop Schedules and Locations

13th April, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

Hot off the presses!  Here’s the workshop schedules and locations for the Nashville workshop. The Saturday and Sunday workshop sessions are at the Goodwill Lifsey Building at 937 Herman Street in Nashville. The Saturday registration opens at 8am at the Lifsey Building.  From 8am to 9am is registration, smoozing and beverages.  The workshop session begins » Read More

Video podcast interviews with Curtis Stone and James Kalin

16th March, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

Here’s a link to a 60 minute recent video podcast interview with Curtis Stone, posted on City Farmer News. The theme of the interview is “Urban Farming and the Future of Food Production.” http://www.cityfarmer.info/2011/03/11/urban-farming-and-the-future-of-food-production/   Here’s a link to another 60 minute recent video podcast interview on City Farmer News, this one with James Kalin. » Read More

Lexica’s review of the Feb 19-20 Make Money as an Urban Farmer workshop

14th March, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

If you’re thinking of taking our Make Money as an Urban Farmer workshop be sure to read Lexi’s review of the same two-day workshop recently done Feb 19-20 in Berkeley and Hayward. Lexi describes the workshop in some detail.  She shares her opinions about the information presented and her personal impressions of the workshop experience » Read More

Giveaways at the Workshops!

14th February, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

There will always be some giveaways at all the workshops for a few lucky workshop attendees. Good luck! Read More

Santa Rosa Workshop Schedules and Locations

14th February, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

Hot off the presses!  Here’s the workshop schedules and locations for the Santa Rosa workshop. The Sunday and Monday workshop sessions are both at the ShareExchange at 531 5th Street in Santa Rosa, California. Click the link for a map of the ShareExchange location: ShareExchange Location Map The Sunday registration opens at 8am at the » Read More

California FarmLink speaking at Santa Rosa workshop.

4th February, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

A staffer from California FarmLink will be a guest presenter at the workshop.  The staffer will talk briefly about farm business planning, getting financing, and land tenure agreements. California FarmLink is a key strategic partner for the California city SCUFI programs.  For more info about California FarmLink and what they offer aspiring farmers go to: » Read More

SCUFI and SPIN Farming

27th January, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

The set of sustainable commercial urban farm business practices known as SPIN Farming is at the core of the training of the workshop and the SCUFI program.  For more info about SPIN Farming:  http://www.spinfarming.com The workshop and the SCUFI program both supplement the SPIN Farming practices, adding other aspects important to setting up and operating » Read More

Workshop trainers

25th January, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

The featured trainers at a two-day workshop are actually part of a team of experienced and talented presenters and trainers who will be working together on the lectures, demonstrations and field exercises of every workshop. There will be plenty of opportunity for you to talk with the workshop trainers and attendees at a workshop about » Read More

Second Day Field Exercises

24th January, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

The second day field exercises will be mostly outdoors.  You should wear shoes and clothes that can get dirty.  Bring a hat and gloves.  And don’t forget sunscreen. The basic focus of the field exercises is finding, planning and setting up a sustainable commercial urban farm based mostly on SPIN Farming. Read More

Basic Workshop Facts

23rd January, 2011 - Posted by jamesk - No Comments

Lead Trainers:  One of the lead trainers is always a successful sustainable commercial urban farmer.  The other lead trainer is James Kalin of the Sustainable Commercial Urban Farm Incubator (SCUFI) program. The lead trainer farmer will share with you how to use the SPIN-Farming® system to build a multi-lot sub-acre commercial urban farm that grosses » Read More