Additional Resources

Additional Educational Opportunities Available to New, Beginning, & Aspiring Farmers


  • SCNBFP Regional Workshops – November through May, statewide.  SCNBFP regional workshops are available to the public at a nominal fee per workshop.  Visit the SC New & Beginning Farmer Program website for an ongoing schedule:
  • SARE Programming – Hosted by the Clemson Sustainable Agriculture Program and partners, statewide, throughout the year.  Visit the website to view programming schedule and sign up for the mailing list:
  • Clemson Cooperative Extension – Contact each County Extension office in your area and ask to be placed on their mailing list for workshops and trainings.  For a complete directory of offices, visit:
  • Soil & Water Conservation Districts – Like Extension services, each county has its own Soil & Water Conservation District office.  Many of these host workshops of interest to farmers.  Use this directory to contact your local office and asked to be placed on their mailing list:
  • Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program – If you have an interest in horticulture and helping educate others, Clemson’s Master Gardener Program provides 40+ hours of training, including vegetable and tree/small fruit production. Available in more than two dozen SC counties, as well as online:



Note: There are also many associations related to particular areas of production, operating in SC. For example, the SC Beekeepers Association; SC Cattlemen’s Association; SC Specialty Crop Growers Association; etc.