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Cow-Share College and Goat-Share University
MAINTAIN, OR UPGRADE YOUR COW/GOAT-SHARE OPERATION
Join us for a three-part
series - over the phone, from the convenience of your farm - with experts in cow/goat
share operation and legal issues.
For farmers at all levels of cow/goat share
experience and consumers who want to learn more about the topic.
Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
January 8, 15, 22 1-2:30 p.m.
February 5, 12, 19 1-2:30 p.m.
2, 9, 16 1-2:30 p.m.
June 4, 11, 18 1-2:30 p.m.
October 1, 8, 15 1:00 p.m.
November 5, 12, 191:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Thursdays, 8:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m. EST
August 6, 13, 20
Price: Each teleseminar
is $35, or three for $90.
Cow/Goat Shares 101
Cow/Goat Shares 102
Cow/Goat Shares 103
When its time for the teleseminar, just pick up the phone and dial the long
distance number and password youll get after you register. Youll need
long distance access and a touch tone phone to participate.
Size: Teleseminars will have a minimum of 5 and maximum of 25 participants.
Shares 101 Basic (Legal & Operations)
An introduction into cow/goat
share contracts, set up, pricing and basic operations.
Instructors: Tim Wightman
and Pete Kennedy, Esq.
Format: 1 hour lecture (30 minutes each Tim and Pete)
30 minutes Questions/Answers
Cow/Goat Shares 102
Discussion of operations refinements for optimum
quality and profitability as well as solutions to common problems.
Format: 1 hour lecture and 30 minutes Questions/Answers
Shares 103 Advanced (Legal & Operations)
A lively forum for getting
your most important legal and operations questions answered.
Wightman and Pete Kennedy, Esq.
Format; 1 ½ hour open question and answer
Tim Wightman is a lifetime farmer
and Board Member of the Farm-to-Consumer Foundation. He has pioneered CSAs, organic
cooperatives, farmers markets, the cow-share program and the farm-share
program while living in Northern Wisconsin. Tim now lives in Western Ohio and
is currently operating a small raw milk dairy. Tim consults worldwide with dairy
farmers on cow-shares, raw milk safety and direct marketing and is the author
of the Raw Milk Production Handbook.
Kennedy, Esq. is an attorney and Board Member of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense
Fund. He works on dairy issues, particularly, the right of farmers to distribute
raw milk and raw milk products direct to consumers. Each week, he helps farmer
members of the Fund with cow or goat-share operation start-ups. He compiled the
state raw milk laws and state raw milk summaries posted at www.realmilk.com. He
is currently working with others to challenge the federal ban on the interstate
shipment of raw milk for human consumption.
or call 703-208-FARM (3276) Monday- Friday 10 a.m. 6 p.m. Eastern. Immediately
after registering, youll receive an email with the toll-free number and
password youll need to participate in the classes.
2008 Farm To Consumer Foundation