Slow Food Upstate

Supporting Good, Clean and Fair Food

Free workshop: Acquiring Farmland

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Thursday January 17, 2013 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mountain BizWorks 153 S Lexington Ave. Asheville, NC 28801  (map)

Free Event for Beginning Farmers: Meet Robert Simon, expert in local agricultural real estate, and learn about:

-Choosing the location, type of land, and considering access to water and roads

-Determining land values and farm requirements

-Signing contracts, different ways to purchase land Identifying property owners

-Buying land without a realtor



Mountain BizWorks 153 S Lexington Ave. Asheville, NC 28801


For more information and to register by January 11:



Questions? Contact Ashley Epling:, 828-253-2834 ext. 27

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