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2021 program information coming soon!
If you'd like to be added to our 2021 program interest list, click here.

Stateline Farm Beginnings program is limited to 25 students total, optimizing interaction between participants, instructors, and guest speakers. Payment plans and scholarships are available.

The program fee includes:

  • Over 60 hours of classroom time
  • Online classroom, texbooks, and resources
  • One-to-one mentorship pairs you with a farmer-mentor in your field of interest
  • Upper Midwest CRAFT membership which includes first access to field days, members-only newsletters, a profile on our online Farmer Directory)
  • Entry for up to two people
    • One additional person working on the same business plan such as your business partner, a family member, or life partner may take the course with you
    • Complete the “Primary Application” and the “Partner Application” if you are interested in having two people from one farm business attend

Do you offer financial assistance or discounts?

If you are unable to pay the full program fee, we encourage you to apply early (we offer an Early Bird Discount), arrange a payment plan, or apply for a scholarship. We also have a limited number of specially designated scholarships for military veterans. Veterans please click here for scholarship information. 2021 scholarship information coming soon!

What is your refund policy?

The Stateline Farm Beginnings deposit is non-refundable. After the first session, if you are unable to attend for any reason, you may reserve your spot in the next Stateline Farm Beginnings course. Tuition credit must be requested by the last day in March in year in which you are were originally enrolled. If you are unable to attend the follow year course, we will send you documentation so your tuition fee can be recorded as a tax deductible contribution to the ongoing work of Angelic Organics Learning Center.

Do you offer payment plans?

Participants may divide their tution into two payments: one for the Farm Dreams Intensive, one for the Practicum Skill Building & Farm Business intensive. If you require further assistance, please contact us.

So, how do I apply?

2021 Application Information Coming Soon! If you'd like to be added to our 2021 program interest list, please click here

Additional Questions?

Check out our FAQ page!