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Managing a Multicultural Farm Team in the Pioneer Valley

March 29, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


This online workshop will provide information on how to develop essential communication skills and manage conflict. It will give tools to oversee a multicultural team and emphasize strategies for decision-making to build an effective workplace culture and manage towards farm and family goals. The workshop is open to all, but most relevant to diversified farm owners, managers, or aspiring managers.

Speaker: Mary Peabody recently retired from UVM Extension after 34 years as a Community and Economic Development Specialist. Mary now provides coaching for farmers and small business owners on team building, labor management, and business transitions. She has served as a director for several national grant projects related to farm labor management, and is a certified DiSC facilitator.

The standard cost for this workshop is $10. We do not want finances to be a barrier to attendance, and will offer sliding scale pricing to ensure anyone can attend.

Please contact Zoraia at or 413-665-7100 ext. 15 with any questions regarding the event or sliding scale pricing.

Register here! 

Funding for this workshop was made possible by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service through grant AM200100XXXXG178. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the USDA.


March 29, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture)