PLANT @ Breeze Farm Enterprise Incubator

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We are growing!Breeze Farm Logo

And want you to come grow with us!

The PLANT Farm Enterprise Incubator seeks to revitalize agricultural activity in the Piedmont Region through training on small scale sustainable farming techniques.

The field component of the PLANT @ Breeze program is based at the WC Breeze Family Farm Agricultural Extension & Research Center in Hurdle Mills at 4909 Walnut Grove Church Road.

The program consists of 8 workshops held on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 PM during January and February on the following topics. 

  • Whole Farm Planning
  • Plants, Soils, Irrigation, & Equipment
  • Planting, Harvesting, & Crop Rotations
  • Marketing Opportunities & Challenges
  • Insects & Diseases
  • Weeds, Mulches, and Season Extension
  • Enterprise Development, Record keeping, Taxes, and Resources
  • Integrating Livestock into your Farm

Following the workshop and completion of a business plan and crop plan, farm apprentices can lease land and utilize equipment provided by the PLANT @ Breeze Program.

To get informed about the next workshop series please call 919-245-2050. PLANT @ Breeze is a program of Orange County Cooperative Extension and Orange County Economic Development. 

Help support new farmer training activities at the Breeze Farm with a tax deductible contribution
Community Giving Fund