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Cultivate Baltimore 2018: Accessing Land in Baltimore City (Baltimore, MD)

Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability.

Workshops are $10 per session or $60 for the whole series. Scholarships are available to help defray the cost of the workshops. To request a scholarship please email with the subject line “Cultivate Baltimore scholarship request.”

Learn more and register HERE! 

Session 3: June 14, 5-7 pm: Accessing Land in Baltimore City

  • We will start with a facilitated discussion for urban farmers about land access and land tenure challenges and opportunities. Then we will bring in a panel to enrich the discussion, including Maya Kosok, the urban farmer of Hillen Homestead; Abby Cocke, from the Baltimore Office of Sustainability; and Becky Witt, from the Community Law Center.
  • Location: Baltimore City UMD Extension office, 6615 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD.



Other Sessions Include:

Session 4: July 12, 6-8 pm: Community Engaged Farming

  • Eric Jackson of Black Yield Institute will speak about Community Engaged Farming at this session.
  • Location TBD.

Session 5: August: Small Farm Equipment

Session 6: October: Marketing Your Farm & Building a Brand

More details are forthcoming for the July, August, and October sessions. Further information will be listed here and at as dates, speakers, and locations are finalized. Please email with any questions.

This program is a collaborative effort between Future Harvest CASA, University of Maryland Extension, and the Farm Alliance of Baltimore. Additional partners include several agricultural professionals and successful farmers in Baltimore, including graduates of Future Harvest CASA’s Beginner Farmer Training Program.

The University of Maryland Extension is an Equal Opportunity Employers and provides Equal Access Programs.