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ABFFC Membership

Through your participation and support, the Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition 

provides free access to the many resources for agroforestry, an ever growing network of support

though partners and communities, technical assistance and essential training for current and

future forest farmers.

We will protect your information and privacy, send out quarterly newsletters and only use your 

survey information for demographic purposes: to help expand and allocate these resources in

areas that need them. 

CURRENT & FUTURE FOREST FARMERS                DONORS & SPONSORS

BECOME A MEMBER  (IT'S FREE)

 

Help us improve and expand the coalition by filling out our short membership survey! We promise to protect your information and privacy.

Sun through the Branches

~MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS~

Training

& Support

Hands-on workshops on all

aspects of operations: choosing and preparing a site, management planning, organic production and certification, forest grown verification, best handling and processing practices, value added production techniques, forest farming business planning and record keeping.

Unique opportunities to see value-added facilities and productive forest farms.

Valuable

Resources

This Coalition clearinghouse website houses a wide array of online and video resources for forest farmers on diverse topics from industry basics to cultivation to value added production and beyond. 

 

The coalition will also help link members to free and reduced rate seed distribution programs and house an equipment share forum to assist growers in accessing tools for harvest and processing. Bi-annual Appalachian Forest Farmer Chronicle.

Connecting Growers

Forest farmer and industry stakeholder meetings will offer opportunities for growers to connect with buyers, organic certifiers, representatives from verification and other labeling programs.

Growing communities full of folks interested in all aspects of forest farming and every skill level. 

Technical Assistance

Forest farmer to forest farmer mentorship program. Access to university extension and other agency personnel for FAQs and assistance with site and habitat management planning.

Other ways to support the ABFFC:

    • Share this website with those who might be interested!

    • Become a member, donor or sponsor!

    • Follow our community on Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest or Flickr!

    • Sign up for our seasonal newsletter about Forest Farming!

    • Get in touch about an event or have us present to your group!

    • Fill out a survey, which helps inform our resources, and future projects!

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