Hemp Farmer Training

Our carefully designed courses help develop smart farm programs using our industry-leading technology, experts, and consultants. We have course offerings available to members and non-members in blended in-person, pre-recorded, and live video sessions.  As a small co-op, we offer content and expertise in the courses, fee-based consulting on an as-available basis.  In-person sessions COVID-19 protocols for public safety.

H.I.P. Institute Training April-June 2021

Our Hemp Incubator Program - is a transformative institute that delivers a blended interactive training for qualified growers and producers.

Hemp & HOPS April 2, 2021

This is an in-person session that includes a half-day intro to Hemp 101 Training in the morning and HOPS training in the afternoon. The hemp training session is free for co-op members - but the HOPS session is $45.00. This will be an in-person session held at W.E.I Farm in North Branch, Minnesota. Learn more...

Organic Farmer June 5-June 13, 2021

This course offers outdoor and indoor camping accommodations onsite and nearby. This blended in-person, overnight educational experience brings Organic Farming 101 -- exclusively to 40 Acre farmers interested in transitioning to Organic Vegetable farming. A free copy of the book Farming While Black. The cost is $400.00 with a 50% scholarship available for some co-op members. Enrollment forms will be available in Spring 2021.

40 Acre Training & Research