You will walk out of this class with the ability to start your own urban farming business. Be a part of this unique opportunity to absorb years of hands-on knowledge of how to navigate the complex rules and regulations in Los Angeles County that govern urban farming.
This class is for beginning Market Farmers or Backyard Farmers who are ready to take it to the next level. You can do this!
Topics covered will include: Cottage Food Permit (canned jams, etc.); Egg Handlers Certificate (State of California); Certified Farmers Market Producer Certificate; Backyard Meat Exemption, Vacant Parcel Property Tax Exemption; and more.
Class led by Amelia McDonald, Farm Manager/Owner of McDonalds Urban Farm, who also happens to be a recovering lawyer* who has navigated the ins and outs of the county and state permitting processes. (*This class is not “legal advice”.)
Class is $129 per person or $199 for for two future farmers! Class will be 3 hours and will be very detailed. We will talk, walk the farm, practice labeling egg cartons for sale, and much more. Includes a binder of written materials to take home + farm tour + snack + a mentor for life.