Focused on Providing Opportunities in Sustainable Farming
-Provides access to land, utilities, equipment, and general assistance needed to gain entry into the agricultural industry.
-Oversees all participants involved in program and offers additional guidance and education to those individuals who are less experienced.
-Operates as a resource to program members by assisting in locating available land, acquiring loan assistance, connecting with local markets, forming community based collaborative partnerships, and technical support and resource sharing on regional and national levels.
-Requires a commitment by participating individuals to become involved in local and regional initiatives during their time in the program and to continue similar efforts as they move into their own operations after completing the program Beyond the Farm:
-The program will place an emphasizes on the importance of environmental conservation elements such as land-use planning, invasive species removal, reforestation, and habitat restoration.